openSUSE Security Update : xorg-x11-server (openSUSE-2017-710)

high Nessus Plugin ID 100883

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for xorg-x11-server fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2017-2624: Prevent timing attack against MIT cookie.
(boo#1025029)

- Use arc4random to generate cookies with more randomness.
(boo#1025084)

- Remove unused function with use-after-free issue.
(boo#1025035)

Solution

Update the affected xorg-x11-server packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1025029

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1025035

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1025084

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100883

File Name: openSUSE-2017-710.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/20/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 1.9

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xorg-x11-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xorg-x11-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xorg-x11-server-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xorg-x11-server-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xorg-x11-server-sdk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xorg-x11-server-source, 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: 6/19/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2624