SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : xorg-x11-server (SUSE-SU-2015:1025-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for xorg-x11-server fixes a regression introduced with the
fix for CVE-2014-8092 :

CVE-2015-3418: Xserver: PutImage crashes Server when called with 0
height. (bsc#928520)

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/928520
http://www.nessus.org/u?04b91d25
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3418.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?b6f4ec26

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 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-xorg-x11-Xvnc=10702

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-xorg-x11-Xvnc=10702

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-xorg-x11-Xvnc=10702

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-xorg-x11-Xvnc=10702

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84116 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71595
74328

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8092
CVE-2015-3418

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