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[SECURITY] [DSA 2293-1] libxfont security update
From: Thijs Kinkhorst <thijs () debian org>
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 16:15:28 +0200 (CEST)

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2293-1                   security () debian org
http://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst
August 12, 2011                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libxfont
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-2895 

Tomas Hoger found a buffer overflow in the X.Org libXfont library,
which may allow for a local privilege escalation through crafted
font files.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.3-2.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.1-3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.4-1.

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/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce () lists debian org
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