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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200609-04
(LibXfont: Multiple integer overflows)
Several integer overflows have been found in the PCF font parser.
A local attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code or crash the
Xserver by enticing a user to load a specially crafted PCF font file.
Do not use untrusted PCF Font files.
See also :
All libXfont users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/libXfont-1.2.0-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22326 (gentoo_GLSA-200609-04.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-3467
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