SUSE SLES11 Security Update : exempi (SUSE-SU-2018:2067-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111370

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for exempi fixes the following issues: Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2018-7730: Fix heap-based buffer overflow in XMPFiles/source/FormatSupport/PSIR_FileWriter.cpp (bsc#1085295).

- CVE-2017-18234: Fix use-after-free issue that allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a .pdf file (bsc#1085585).

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.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-exempi-13705=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-exempi-13705=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-exempi-13705=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1085295

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1085585

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-18234.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-7730.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?6d7848f2

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111370

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2067-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/27

Modified: 2018/07/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libexempi3, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18234, CVE-2018-7730