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Mesa Security Exploit Found and Fixed in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

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http://news.softpedia.com – In a security notice, Canonical has published details about a Mesa vulnerability for its Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating system. According to Canonical, Mesa could have been made to crash or run programs, if it processed specially crafted data. It was discovered that Mesa incorrectly handled certain arrays. An attacker could have used this issue to cause Mesa to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. Fo... (read more) (General)