Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libxfont (MDVSA-2008:024)
High Nessus Plugin ID 36558
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in how the X.org server handled malformed font files that could allow a malicious local user to potentially execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the X.org server (CVE-2008-0006).
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.