OracleVM 3.3 : libXfont (OVMSA-2015-0120)

high Nessus Plugin ID 85784


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


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

- CVE-2015-1802: missing range check in bdfReadProperties (bug 1258892)

- CVE-2015-1803: crash on invalid read in bdfReadCharacters (bug 1258892)

- CVE-2015-1804: out-of-bounds memory access in bdfReadCharacters (bug 1258892)


Update the affected libXfont package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85784

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0120.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 9/4/2015

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.5

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:libxfont, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/3/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/20/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1802, CVE-2015-1803, CVE-2015-1804

BID: 73277, 73279, 73280