USN-1855-1: libxcb vulnerability

05 June 2013

libxcb vulnerability

Packages

  • 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
Ubuntu 12.10
Ubuntu 12.04
Ubuntu 10.04

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

References