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[DSA816] DSA-816-1 xfree86

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-816-1 xfree86

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Søren Sandmann discovered a bug in memory allocation for pixmap images,
that can cause a crash of the X server or to execute arbitrary code.
The update for the old stable distribution (woody) also contains a
different correction for multiple vulnerabilities in libXpm (DSA 607,
CVE-2004-0914, Bug#309143), since the old fix contained a regression.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.1.0-16woody7.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.3.0.dfsg.1-14sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 6.8.2.dfsg.1-7 of X.Org.
We recommend that you upgrade your xfree86 and xorg packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-816
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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