Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libxfont (MDVSA-2014:132)

high Nessus Plugin ID 76440
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Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated libxfont packages fix security vulnerabilities :

Ilja van Sprundel discovered that libXfont incorrectly handled font metadata file parsing. A local attacker could use this issue to cause libXfont to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code in order to gain privileges (CVE-2014-0209).

Ilja van Sprundel discovered that libXfont incorrectly handled X Font Server replies. A malicious font server could return specially crafted data that could cause libXfont to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code (CVE-2014-0210, CVE-2014-0211).

Solution

Update the affected lib64xfont1, lib64xfont1-devel and / or lib64xfont1-static-devel packages.

See Also

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0278.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 76440

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-132.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 7/10/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64xfont1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64xfont1-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64xfont1-static-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/9/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0209, CVE-2014-0210, CVE-2014-0211

BID: 67382

MDVSA: 2014:132