openSUSE Security Update : potrace (openSUSE-2017-934)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102554


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for potrace fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2017-12067: potential buffer overflows and arithmetic overflows (bsc#1051634) The update also fixes various bugs, including a bug triggered by very large bitmaps.


Update the affected potrace packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102554

File Name: openSUSE-2017-934.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/18

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:libpotrace0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpotrace0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:potrace, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:potrace-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:potrace-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:potrace-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12067