openSUSE Security Update : libXfont (openSUSE-2015-913)

high Nessus Plugin ID 87517
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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for libXfont fixes the following issue :

- A negative DWIDTH is legal. This was broken by the security fix for CVE-2015-1804. (boo#958383).


Update the affected libXfont packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87517

File Name: openSUSE-2015-913.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/21/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 8.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXfont-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXfont-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXfont-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXfont1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXfont1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXfont1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXfont1-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/18/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1804