SUSE SLES11 Security Update : gtk2 (SUSE-SU-2018:2470-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112057


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


This update for gtk2 provides the following fixes: These security
issues were fixed :

- CVE-2017-6312: Prevent integer overflow that allowed
context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service
(segmentation fault and application crash) via a crafted
image entry offset in an ICO file (bsc#1027026).

- CVE-2017-6314: The make_available_at_least function
allowed context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of
service (infinite loop) via a large TIFF file

- CVE-2017-6313: Prevent integer underflow in the
load_resources function that allowed context-dependent
attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds
read and program crash) via a crafted image entry size
in an ICO file (bsc#1027024).

- CVE-2017-2862: Prevent heap overflow in the
gdk_pixbuf__jpeg_image_load_increment function. A
specially crafted jpeg file could have caused a heap
overflow resulting in remote code execution

- CVE-2017-2870: Prevent integer overflow in the
tiff_image_parse functionality. A specially crafted tiff
file could have caused a heap-overflow resulting in
remote code execution (bsc#1048544).

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for

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 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-gtk2-13748=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112057

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2470-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/22

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gtk2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gtk2-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gtk2-lang, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2862, CVE-2017-2870, CVE-2017-6312, CVE-2017-6313, CVE-2017-6314