SUSE SLES11 Security Update : liblouis (SUSE-SU-2018:2569-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112272

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for liblouis, python-louis fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2018-11684: Fixed stack-based buffer overflow in the function includeFile() in compileTranslationTable.c (bsc#1095826)

CVE-2018-11685: Fixed a stack-based buffer overflow in the function compileHyphenation() in compileTranslationTable.c (bsc#1095825)

CVE-2018-11683: Fix a stack-based buffer overflow in the function parseChars() in compileTranslationTable.c (bsc#1095827)

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 Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-liblouis-13764=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-liblouis-13764=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1095825

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1095826

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1095827

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-11683.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-11684.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-11685.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?81da6d6a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112272

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2569-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/04

Modified: 2018/09/04

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:liblouis, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:liblouis0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-louis, 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: 2018/08/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11683, CVE-2018-11684, CVE-2018-11685