I have à Samsung GT-N700 (Note) and i us heimdall (1.3.1 because the 1.3.2 don't work on my Debian Wheezy 64 bits) to update the phone.
With the last stock rom produced by Samsung (XXLQ2 for United Kingdom), i brick (small brick) my phone and stay in the start page (logo Samsung) and the phone don't boot.
I can go in recovery mode and download mode so :
I repair the phone by flashing on GB Stock Rom XXLC1-OXA.
Can you do something in the new version of Heimdall ?
This isn't very descriptive, buuuuuut...
Please try the Heimdall 1.4 release candidate to ensure this is fixed. If not, you can let me know if the problem still persists by re-opening the issue.