Debian DSA-2693-1 : libx11 - several vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 66602

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Ilja van Sprundel of IOActive discovered several security issues in multiple components of the X.org graphics stack and the related libraries: Various integer overflows, sign handling errors in integer conversions, buffer overflows, memory corruption and missing input sanitising may lead to privilege escalation or denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the libx11 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.3.3-4+squeeze1.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.5.0-1+deb7u1.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze/libx11

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/libx11

https://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2693

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66602

File Name: debian_DSA-2693.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/28/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libx11, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/24/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1981, CVE-2013-1997, CVE-2013-2004

BID: 60120, 60122, 60146

DSA: 2693