openSUSE Security Update : libXext (openSUSE-SU-2013:1009-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of libXext fixes several integer overflow issues :

-
U_0001-integer-overflow-in-XcupGetReservedColormapEntrie
s-C.patch,
U_0002-integer-overflow-in-XcupStoreColors-CVE-2013-1982
-2-.patch,
U_0003-several-integer-overflows-in-XdbeGetVisualInfo-CV
E-2.patch,
U_0004-integer-overflow-in-XeviGetVisualInfo-CVE-2013-19
82-.patch,
U_0005-integer-overflow-in-XShapeGetRectangles-CVE-2013-
198.patch,
U_0006-integer-overflow-in-XSyncListSystemCounters-CVE-2
013.patch,

- integer overflow(s) in XcupGetReservedColormapEntries(),
XcupStoreColors(), XdbeGetVisualInfo(),
XeviGetVisualInfo(), XShapeGetRectangles(),
XSyncListSystemCounters() [CVE-2013-1982] (bnc#821665,
bnc#815451)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-06/msg00139.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=815451
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=821665

Solution :

Update the affected libXext packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75028 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1982

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now