SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : xorg-x11-server (SUSE-SU-2017:1675-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 101059


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for xorg-x11-server provides the following fixes :

- Remove unused function with use-after-free issue.

- Use arc4random to generate cookies. (bsc#1025084)

- Prevent timing attack against MIT cookie. (bsc#1025029, CVE-2017-2624)

- XDrawArc performance improvement. (bsc#1019649)

- Re-enable indirect GLX by default. (bsc#1039042)

- Add IndirectGLX ServerFlags option which allows users to enable or disable indirect GLX. (bsc#1032509)

- Fix dashing in GLAMOR. (bsc#1021803)

- Fix X server crash on drawing dashed lines.

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.


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 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-1037=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-1037=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-1037=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-1037=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 101059

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1675-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/27

Modified: 2017/06/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xorg-x11-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xorg-x11-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xorg-x11-server-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xorg-x11-server-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2624

OSVDB: 152730