OpenSSL/Libxfont Updates for Debian
Posted on: 01/08/2014 11:23 AM

The following security updates are available for Debian Linux: [SECURITY] [DSA 2838-1] libxfont security update and [SECURITY] [DSA 2837-1] openssl security update

[SECURITY] [DSA 2838-1] libxfont security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2838-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 07, 2014 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : libxfont
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-6462

It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the processing of Glyph
Bitmap Distribution fonts (BDF) could result in the execution of
arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.4.1-4.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.4.5-3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.4.7-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxfont 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/

[SECURITY] [DSA 2837-1] openssl security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2837-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 07, 2014 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : openssl
Vulnerability : programming error
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-4353

Anton Johannson discovered that an invalid TLS handshake package could
crash OpenSSL with a NULL pointer dereference.

The oldstable distribution (squeeze) is not affected.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.1e-2+deb7u3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.1f-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your openssl 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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