SUSE SLES11 Security Update : w3m (SUSE-SU-2016:3046-1)

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 w3m fixes the following issues :

- update to debian git version (bsc#1011293) addressed
security issues: CVE-2016-9621: w3m:
global-buffer-overflow write (bsc#1012020)
CVE-2016-9622: w3m: null deref (bsc#1012021)
CVE-2016-9623: w3m: null deref (bsc#1012022)
CVE-2016-9624: w3m: near-null deref (bsc#1012023)
CVE-2016-9625: w3m: stack overflow (bsc#1012024)
CVE-2016-9626: w3m: stack overflow (bsc#1012025)
CVE-2016-9627: w3m: heap overflow read + deref
(bsc#1012026) CVE-2016-9628: w3m: null deref
(bsc#1012027) CVE-2016-9629: w3m: null deref
(bsc#1012028) CVE-2016-9630: w3m: global-buffer-overflow
read (bsc#1012029) CVE-2016-9631: w3m: null deref
(bsc#1012030) CVE-2016-9632: w3m: global-buffer-overflow
read (bsc#1012031) CVE-2016-9633: w3m: OOM (bsc#1012032)
CVE-2016-9434: w3m: null deref (bsc#1011283)
CVE-2016-9435: w3m: use uninit value (bsc#1011284)
CVE-2016-9436: w3m: use uninit value (bsc#1011285)
CVE-2016-9437: w3m: write to rodata (bsc#1011286)
CVE-2016-9438: w3m: null deref (bsc#1011287)
CVE-2016-9439: w3m: stack overflow (bsc#1011288)
CVE-2016-9440: w3m: near-null deref (bsc#1011289)
CVE-2016-9441: w3m: near-null deref (bsc#1011290)
CVE-2016-9442: w3m: potential heap buffer corruption
(bsc#1011291) CVE-2016-9443: w3m: null deref
(bsc#1011292)

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/1011269
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1011270
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1011271
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1011272
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1011283
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1011284
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1011285
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1011286
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1011287
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1011288
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1011289
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1011290
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1011291
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1011292
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1011293
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012020
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012021
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012022
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012023
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012024
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012025
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012026
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012027
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012028
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012029
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012030
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012031
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012032
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2074.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9422.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9423.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9424.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9425.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9434.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9435.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9436.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9437.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9438.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9439.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9440.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9441.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9442.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9443.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9621.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9622.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9623.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9624.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9625.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9626.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9627.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9628.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9629.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9630.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9631.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9632.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9633.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?7fc713e7

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-w3m-12875=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-w3m-12875=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 : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:U/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false