How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A heap based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the X.Org
server handled malformed font files. A malicious local user could
exploit this issue to potentially execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the X.Org server. (CVE-2008-0006)
See also :
Update the affected libXfont and / or libXfont-devel packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60346 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-0006
Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.