openSUSE Security Update : libXfont (openSUSE-SU-2014:0711-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

libxfont was updated to fix multiple vulnerabilities :

- Integer overflow of allocations in font metadata file
parsing (CVE-2014-0209).

- Unvalidated length fields when parsing xfs protocol
replies (CVE-2014-0210).

- Integer overflows calculating memory needs for xfs
replies (CVE-2014-0211).

These vulnerabilities could be used by a local, authenticated user to
raise privileges or by a remote attacker with control of the font
server to execute code with the privileges of the X server.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libXfont packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75371 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67382

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0209

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