openSUSE Security Update : libXfont (openSUSE-SU-2014:0073-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

-
U_CVE-2013-6462-unlimited-sscanf-overflows-stack-buffe.p
atch

- unlimited sscanf overflows stack buffer in
bdfReadCharacters() (CVE-2013-6462, bnc#854915)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-01/msg00050.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=854915

Solution :

Update the affected libXfont packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75391 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64694

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6462

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