SUSE SLES11 Security Update : xorg-x11-libs (SUSE-SU-2016:3189-1)

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 xorg-x11-libs fixes the following issues :

- insufficient validation of data from the X server can
cause a one byte buffer read underrun (bsc#1003023,
CVE-2016-7953)

- insufficient validation of data from the X server can
cause out of boundary memory access or endless loops
(Denial of Service) (bsc#1003012, CVE-2016-7951,
CVE-2016-7952)

- insufficient validation of data from the X server can
cause out of boundary memory writes (bsc#1003000,
CVE-2016-7947, CVE-2016-7948)

- insufficient validation of data from the X server can
cause out of boundary memory access or endless loops
(Denial of Service). (bsc#1002998, CVE-2016-7945,
CVE-2016-7946)

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/1002998
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1003000
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1003012
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1003023
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7945.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7946.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7947.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7948.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7951.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7952.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7953.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?6662cc4b

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-xorg-x11-libs-12894=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-xorg-x11-libs-12894=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-xorg-x11-libs-12894=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: 96034 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7945
CVE-2016-7946
CVE-2016-7947
CVE-2016-7948
CVE-2016-7951
CVE-2016-7952
CVE-2016-7953

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