DSA 2704-1: mesa security update
Posted on: 06/10/2013 09:47 AM

A mesa security update has been released for Debian

DSA 2704-1: mesa security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2704-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Raphael Geissert
June 09, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : mesa
Vulnerability : out of bounds access
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-1872

It was discovered that applications using the mesa library, a free
implementation of the OpenGL API, may crash or execute arbitrary code
due to an out of bounds memory access in the library.
This vulnerability only affects systems with Intel chipsets.

The oldstable distribution (squeeze) is not affected by this problem.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 8.0.5-4+deb7u2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 8.0.5-7.

We recommend that you upgrade your mesa packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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