SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : libotr (SUSE-SU-2016:0706-1)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for libotr fixes the following issues :

- Apply 'libotr-CVE-2016-2851.patch' to fix integer
overflows that used to occur on 64-bit architectures
when receiving 4GB messages. This flaw could potentially
have been exploited by an attacker to remotely execute
arbitrary code on the user's machine. (CVE-2016-2851,

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 :

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-libotr-12442=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-libotr-12442=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-libotr-12442=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-libotr-12442=1

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 89918 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2851

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