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The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the libXfont
library parsed Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format (BDF) fonts. A
malicious, local user could exploit this issue to potentially execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the X.Org server.
See also :
Run 'yum update libXfont' to update your system.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 72300 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-6462