openSUSE Security Update : sane-backends (openSUSE-2017-318)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for sane-backends fixes the following issues :

- saned could have leaked uninitialized memory back to its
requesters for some opcodes, allowing for information
disclosure of saned memory (CVE-2017-6318, bsc#1027197).

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1027197

Solution :

Update the affected sane-backends packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97650 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-6318

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