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 (bsc#1027025).

- 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 (bsc#1048289)

- 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 details.

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 slessp4-gtk2-13748=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-gtk2-13748=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112057

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

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/22

Modified: 2018/08/22

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/21

Reference Information

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