OracleVM 3.3 : libXfont (OVMSA-2015-0120)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.

Description :

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address
critical security updates :

- CVE-2015-1802: missing range check in bdfReadProperties
(bug 1258892)

- CVE-2015-1803: crash on invalid read in
bdfReadCharacters (bug 1258892)

- CVE-2015-1804: out-of-bounds memory access in
bdfReadCharacters (bug 1258892)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?317b5e8d

Solution :

Update the affected libXfont package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85784 ()

Bugtraq ID: 73277
73279
73280

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1802
CVE-2015-1803
CVE-2015-1804

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