SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : tigervnc, fltk (SUSE-SU-2015:0939-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

tigervnc and fltk were updated to fix security issues and non-security
bugs.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2015-0255: Information leak in the XkbSetGeometry
request of X servers (bnc#915810).

These non-security issues were fixed :

- vncviewer-tigervnc does not display mouse cursor shape
changes (bnc#908738).

- vnc module for Xorg fails to load on startup, module
mismatch (bnc#911577).

- An Xvnc session may become unusable when user logs out
(bnc#920969)

fltk was updated to fix one non-security issue :

- vncviewer-tigervnc does not display mouse cursor shape
changes (bnc#908738).

Additionally tigervnc was updated to 1.4.1, the contained X server was
updated to to 1.15.2.

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/908738
https://bugzilla.suse.com/911577
https://bugzilla.suse.com/915782
https://bugzilla.suse.com/915810
https://bugzilla.suse.com/920969
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0255.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?2459e9b7

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 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-210=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-210=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-210=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83855 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72578

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0255

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