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

High Nessus Plugin ID 87517


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.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87517

File Name: openSUSE-2015-913.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/12/21

Modified: 2015/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2015/12/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1804