X.Org buffer overflow
Bart Massey, a X.Org user reported that "When running rendertest from
XCB xcb/xcb-demo, the Xorg X server crashes partway through. 100%
reproducible on a wide variety of graphics architectures".
The upstream bug for this issue can be found here:
The problem, analyzed by Eric Anholt is a typo in render/mitri.c,
which was incorrectly calculating the size of a buffer.
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An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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if the solution does not work for you.