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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2014-132

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2014-132
Posted Jul 9, 2014
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2014-132 - Ilja van Sprundel discovered that libXfont incorrectly handled font metadata file parsing. A local attacker could use this issue to cause libXfont to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code in order to gain privileges. Ilja van Sprundel discovered that libXfont incorrectly handled X Font Server replies. A malicious font server could return specially-crafted data that could cause libXfont to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, local
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2014-0209, CVE-2014-0210, CVE-2014-0211
MD5 | 5ae41c17320fd3f8ec7f39c916d0c771

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2014-132

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2014:132
http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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Package : libxfont
Date : July 9, 2014
Affected: Business Server 1.0
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Problem Description:

Updated libxfont packages fix security vulnerabilities:

Ilja van Sprundel discovered that libXfont incorrectly handled font
metadata file parsing. A local attacker could use this issue to cause
libXfont to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code in order to
gain privileges (CVE-2014-0209).

Ilja van Sprundel discovered that libXfont incorrectly handled X Font
Server replies. A malicious font server could return specially-crafted
data that could cause libXfont to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary
code (CVE-2014-0210, CVE-2014-0211).
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-0209
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-0210
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-0211
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0278.html
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
4f39de10316b1527b1c32d5f756dcef9 mbs1/x86_64/lib64xfont1-1.4.5-2.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
d68016ac4f6fde1544dec8564fa88957 mbs1/x86_64/lib64xfont1-devel-1.4.5-2.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
6cce20596a6edab6490899c04a0cb6ea mbs1/x86_64/lib64xfont1-static-devel-1.4.5-2.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
f86ce76eddbbe9fac7ed98a2b39afc73 mbs1/SRPMS/libxfont-1.4.5-2.2.mbs1.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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