SUSE-SU-2014:0900-1: moderate: Security update for xorg-x11-libXfixes

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

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2014:0900-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #815451 #821667 
Cross-References:   CVE-2013-1983
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-libXfixes, fixing a security issue.

   This issue require connection to a malicious X server to trigger the bugs
   in client libraries.

       * CVE-2013-1983: Integer overflow in libXfixes allowed X servers
         to trigger allocation of insufficient memory and a buffer overflow
         via vectors related to the XFixesGetCursorImage function.

   Security Issue reference:

       * CVE-2013-1983

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-libXfixes-9388

   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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