Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Sean Larsson of iDefense Labs discovered that the MISC-XC extension of
Xorg did not correctly verify the size of allocated memory. An
authenticated user could send a specially crafted X11 request and
execute arbitrary code with root privileges. (CVE-2007-1003)
Greg MacManus of iDefense Labs discovered that the BDF font handling
code in Xorg and FreeType did not correctly verify the size of
allocated memory. If a user were tricked into using a specially
crafted font, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with root
privileges. (CVE-2007-1351, CVE-2007-1352).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3