SUSE-SU-2014:0883-1: moderate: Security update for xorg-x11-libXext

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Wed Jul 9 16:04:13 MDT 2014

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for xorg-x11-libXext

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2014:0883-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #815451 #821665 
Cross-References:   CVE-2013-1982
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS

   An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
   is now available.


   This is a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS roll up update of
   xorg-x11-libXext, fixing a security issue.

   These issues require connection to a malicious X server to trigger the
   bugs in client libraries.

   Security issue fixed:

       * CVE-2013-1982: Multiple integer overflows in libXext allowed X
         servers to trigger allocation of insufficient memory and a buffer
         overflow via vectors related to the (1)
   XcupGetReservedColormapEntries, (2) XcupStoreColors, (3)
   XdbeGetVisualInfo, (4) XeviGetVisualInfo, (5) XShapeGetRectangles, and (6)
   XSyncListSystemCounters functions.

   Security Issue references:

       * CVE-2013-1982

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch slessp1-xorg-x11-libXext-9385

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS (s390x x86_64):



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