Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : xorg (cve_2013_6462_buffer_errors)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80820


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.


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

- Stack-based buffer overflow in the bdfReadCharacters function in bitmap/ bdfread.c in X.Org libXfont 1.1 through 1.4.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long string in a character name in a BDF font file. (CVE-2013-6462)


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80820

File Name: solaris11_xorg_20140326.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/19

Modified: 2015/01/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.1, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:xorg

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/03/26

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6462