Debian Security Advisory

DLA-660-1 libxrandr -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
17 Oct 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 840441.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-7947, CVE-2016-7948.
More information:

Insufficient validation of data from the X server in libxrandr before v1.5.0 can cause out of boundary memory writes and integer overflows.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.3.2-2+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxrandr packages.

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