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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112272


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


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.


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

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

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: 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