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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
freedesktop.org reports :
A BDF font file containing a longer than expected string can cause a
buffer overflow on the stack. Testing in X servers built with Stack
Protector restulted in an immediate crash when reading a user-proveded
specially crafted font.
As libXfont is used to read user-specified font files in all X servers
distributed by X.Org, including the Xorg server which is often run
with root privileges or as setuid-root in order to access hardware,
this bug may lead to an unprivileged user acquiring root privileges in
See also :
Update the affected package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Public Exploit Available : true