Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2838-1 libxfont -- buffer overflow
- Date Reported:
- 07 Jan 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-6462.
- More information:
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.