SUSE SLED12 Security Update : freerdp (SUSE-SU-2017:2234-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 102693
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VPR Score: 5.9


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


This update for freerdp fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-2834: Out-of-bounds write in license_recv() (bsc#1050714)

- CVE-2017-2835: Out-of-bounds write in rdp_recv_tpkt_pdu (bsc#1050712)

- CVE-2017-2836: Rdp Client Read Server Proprietary Certificate Denial of Service (bsc#1050699)

- CVE-2017-2837: Client GCC Read Server Security Data DoS (bsc#1050704)

- CVE-2017-2838: Client License Read Product Info Denial of Service Vulnerability (bsc#1050708)

- CVE-2017-2839: Client License Read Challenge Packet Denial of Service (bsc#1050711)

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 Workstation Extension 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP3-2017-1365=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP2-2017-1365=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2017-1365=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-1365=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2017-1365=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-1365=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102693

File Name: suse_SU-2017-2234-1.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/23/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:freerdp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:freerdp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:freerdp-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfreerdp2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfreerdp2-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/22/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/24/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2834, CVE-2017-2835, CVE-2017-2836, CVE-2017-2837, CVE-2017-2838, CVE-2017-2839