Debian Security Advisory
DLA-671-1 libxvmc -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Oct 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-7953.
- More information:
If an empty string is received from an x-server, do not underrun the buffer by accessing "rep.nameLen - 1" unconditionally, which could end up being -1.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.0.7-1+deb7u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your libxvmc packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS