X Font Service Crafted XFS Query Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote font service is affected by a buffer overflow.

Description :

The remote X Font Service (xfs) is affected by a buffer overflow.

An attacker may use this flaw to gain shell access on the remote host
as 'root' or 'nobody'.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?01026fdd

Solution :

Apply the appropriate vendor patch as referenced in CERT Advisory
CA-2002-34.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 11188 ()

Bugtraq ID: 6241

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1317