SUSE SLES12 Security Update : LibVNCServer (SUSE-SU-2015:2088-2)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The LibVNCServer package was updated to fix the following security
issues :

- bsc#897031: fix several security issues :

- CVE-2014-6051: Integer overflow in MallocFrameBuffer()
on client side.

- CVE-2014-6052: Lack of malloc() return value checking on
client side.

- CVE-2014-6053: Server crash on a very large
ClientCutText message.

- CVE-2014-6054: Server crash when scaling factor is set
to zero.

- CVE-2014-6055: Multiple stack overflows in File Transfer
feature.

- bsc#854151: Restrict the SSL cipher suite.

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/854151
https://bugzilla.suse.com/897031
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-6051.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-6052.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-6053.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-6054.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-6055.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?3612df3c

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-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2015-890=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2015-890=1

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87721 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70091
70092
70093
70094
70096

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6051
CVE-2014-6052
CVE-2014-6053
CVE-2014-6054
CVE-2014-6055

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