SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : w3m (SUSE-SU-2016:3053-1)

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-2016-9622: 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

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 Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2016-1774=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
Public Exploit Available : true