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SuSE: New xorg-x11-libs packages fix security issue

Specially crafted font files could cause a buffer overflow in applications that use libXfont to load such files. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  openSUSE Security Update: xorg-x11-libs
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Announcement ID:    openSUSE-SU-2011:1299-1
Rating:             important
References:         #709851 
Cross-References:   CVE-2011-2895
Affected Products:
                   openSUSE 11.4
                   openSUSE 11.3
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  An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

  Specially crafted font files could cause a buffer overflow
  in applications that use libXfont to load such files
  (CVE-2011-2895).


Patch Instructions:

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

  - openSUSE 11.4:

     zypper in -t patch libpciaccess0-5102

  - openSUSE 11.3:

     zypper in -t patch libpciaccess0-5102

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


Package List:

  - openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):

     libpciaccess0-7.6-17.18.1
     libpciaccess0-devel-7.6-17.18.1
     xorg-x11-devel-7.6-17.18.1
     xorg-x11-libs-7.6-17.18.1

  - openSUSE 11.4 (x86_64):

     libpciaccess0-32bit-7.6-17.18.1
     xorg-x11-devel-32bit-7.6-17.18.1
     xorg-x11-libs-32bit-7.6-17.18.1

  - openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64):

     libpciaccess0-7.5-4.3.1
     libpciaccess0-devel-7.5-4.3.1
     xorg-x11-devel-7.5-4.3.1
     xorg-x11-libs-7.5-4.3.1

  - openSUSE 11.3 (x86_64):

     libpciaccess0-32bit-7.5-4.3.1
     xorg-x11-devel-32bit-7.5-4.3.1
     xorg-x11-libs-32bit-7.5-4.3.1


References:

  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2895.html
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/709851
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