GLSA-201406-11 : libXfont: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 82003
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-11 (libXfont: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libXfont. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A context-dependent attacker could use a specially crafted file to gain privileges, cause a Denial of Service condition or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll libXfont users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/libXfont-1.4.8'