openSUSE Security Update : rxvt-unicode (openSUSE-2017-670)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100715


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for rxvt-unicode fixes the following issue :

While urxvt is not directly affected by CVE-2017-7483 we have added a patch to harden urxvt to avoid similar bugs in the future.


Update the affected rxvt-unicode packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 100715

File Name: openSUSE-2017-670.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/09

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rxvt-unicode, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rxvt-unicode-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rxvt-unicode-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7483