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[DSA1249] DSA-1249-1 xfree86

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1249-1 xfree86

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the X Window System,
which may lead to privilege escalation or denial of service.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
following problems:
Sean Larsson discovered an integer overflow in the Render extension,
which might lead to denial of service or local privilege escalation.
Sean Larsson discovered an integer overflow in the DBE extension,
which might lead to denial of service or local privilege escalation.
Sean Larsson discovered an integer overflow in the DBE extension,
which might lead to denial of service or local privilege escalation.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 4.3.0.dfsg.1-14sarge3. This update lacks builds for the
Motorola 680x0 architecture, which had build problems. Packages will be
released once this problem has been resolved.
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed
in version 2:1.1.1-15 of xorg-server.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed
in version 2:1.1.1-15 of xorg-server.
We recommend that you upgrade your XFree86 packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1249
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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