SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : xorg-x11-server (SUSE-SU-2017:1675-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for xorg-x11-server provides the following fixes :

- Remove unused function with use-after-free issue.
(bsc#1025035)

- Use arc4random to generate cookies. (bsc#1025084)

- Prevent timing attack against MIT cookie. (bsc#1025029,
CVE-2017-2624)

- XDrawArc performance improvement. (bsc#1019649)

- Re-enable indirect GLX by default. (bsc#1039042)

- Add IndirectGLX ServerFlags option which allows users to
enable or disable indirect GLX. (bsc#1032509)

- Fix dashing in GLAMOR. (bsc#1021803)

- Fix X server crash on drawing dashed lines.
(bsc#1025985)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1019649
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1021803
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1025029
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1025035
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1025084
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1025985
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1032509
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1039042
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-2624.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?a054ae6e

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-1037=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-1037=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-1037=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-1037=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101059 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2624

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