Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Tomas Hoger discovered that libXfont incorrectly handled certain
malformed compressed fonts. An attacker could use a specially crafted
font file to cause libXfont to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary
code in order to gain privileges.
Update the affected libxfont1 package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false