It was reproted  that DirectFB is prone to an out-of-bound write vulnerability since version 1.4.4.
The vulnerability can be triggered remotely without authentication through Voodoo interface (network layer of DirectFB).
An attacker can choose to overflow in the heap or the stack.
Upstream patch is available on .
Created directfb tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1098542]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1098543]
I have built a patch for this issue, roughly based on the patch that OpenSuSE submitted upstream at http://mail.directfb.org/pipermail/directfb-dev/2015-March/006879.html, but has so far been ignored by upstream.
I'll submit this update to updates-testing shortly.
directfb-1.4.11-3.el6 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.