Debian DSA-2293-1 : libxfont - buffer overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 55841
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionTomas Hoger found a buffer overflow in the X.Org libXfont library, which may allow for a local privilege escalation through crafted font files.
SolutionUpgrade the libxfont packages.
For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.3-2.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.1-3.