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From: Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers <at> canonical.com>
Subject: [USN-1855-1] libxcb vulnerability
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.ubuntu.security.announce
Date: Wednesday 5th June 2013 18:26:38 UTC (over 3 years ago)
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1855-1
June 05, 2013

libxcb vulnerability
==========================================================================

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 13.04
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in libxcb.

Software Description:
- libxcb: X C Binding

Details:

Ilja van Sprundel discovered multiple security issues in various X.org
libraries and components. An attacker could use these issues to cause
applications to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 13.04:
  libxcb1                         1.8.1-2ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 12.10:
  libxcb1                         1.8.1-1ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  libxcb1                         1.8.1-1ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
  libxcb1                         1.5-2ubuntu0.1

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1855-1
  CVE-2013-2064

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxcb/1.8.1-2ubuntu2.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxcb/1.8.1-1ubuntu1.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxcb/1.8.1-1ubuntu0.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxcb/1.5-2ubuntu0.1
 
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