SUSE SLED11 Security Update : tidy (SUSE-SU-2015:1525-1)

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 fixes two heap-based buffer overflows in tidy/libtidy.
These vulnerabilities could allow remote attackers to cause a denial
of service (crash) via vectors involving a command character in an
href. (CVE-2015-5522, CVE-2015-5523)

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/933588
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5522.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5523.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?e66978a0

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-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-tidy-12080=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-tidy-12080=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-tidy-12080=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-tidy-12080=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-tidy-12080=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85904 ()

Bugtraq ID: 75037

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5522
CVE-2015-5523

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