TrueType Font Server for X11 (xfstt) Malformed Packet Remote Overflow

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Synopsis :

The font service running on the remote host has a remote buffer
overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The remote X Font Service for TrueType (xfstt) is vulnerable to a
remote buffer overflow which may lead to code execution as root or a
denial of service.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2003-07/0178.html

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version of xfstt.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 11814 ()

Bugtraq ID: 8182

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0581