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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702682
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2682-1 (libxext - several vulnerabilities)
Summary: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.
Description:Summary:
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.

Affected Software/OS:
libxext on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2:1.1.2-1+squeeze1.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2:1.3.1-2+deb7u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2:1.3.1-2+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxext packages.

CVSS Score:
6.8

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-1982
Debian Security Information: DSA-2682 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2682
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/05/23/3
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1009 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-06/msg00139.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1857-1
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