|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Update for pixman RHSA-2013:1869-01|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'pixman'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'pixman'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Pixman is a pixel manipulation library for the X Window System and Cairo.
An integer overflow, which led to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found
in the way pixman handled trapezoids. If a remote attacker could trick an
application using pixman into rendering a trapezoid shape with specially
crafted coordinates, it could cause the application to crash or, possibly,
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch to correct this issue. All applications using pixman
must be restarted for this update to take effect.
pixman on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
Please Install the Updated Packages.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-6425|
Debian Security Information: DSA-2823 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:1869
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:0007 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:0011 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:0014 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2014:0145 (Google Search)
|Copyright||Copyright (C) 2013 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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