Fedora 8 : libXfont-1.3.1-2.fc8 (2008-0794)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

CVE-2008-0006 Xorg / XFree86 PCF font parser buffer overflow

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=428044
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=429132
http://www.nessus.org/u?da731589

Solution :

Update the affected libXfont, libXfont-debuginfo and / or
libXfont-devel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 30074 (fedora_2008-0794.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 27352

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0006

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