Scientific Linux Security Update : libXfont on SL5.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 60346
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA heap based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the X.Org server handled malformed font files. A malicious local user could exploit this issue to potentially execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the X.Org server. (CVE-2008-0006)
SolutionUpdate the affected libXfont and / or libXfont-devel packages.