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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in libxfont :
Stack-based buffer overflow in the bdfReadCharacters function in
bitmap/bdfread.c in X.Org libXfont 1.1 through 1.4.6 allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute
arbitrary code via a long string in a character name in a BDF font
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Update the affected lib64xfont1, lib64xfont1-devel and / or
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 72081 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-6462