SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libXcursor (SUSE-SU-2018:2841-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117701

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for libXcursor fixes the following security issue :

CVE-2015-9262: _XcursorThemeInherits allowed remote attackers to cause denial of service or potentially code execution via a one-byte heap overflow (bsc#1103511).

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 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1986=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1986=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1986=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1103511

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-9262/

http://www.nessus.org/u?17535ccb

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117701

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2841-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/25

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libXcursor-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libXcursor1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libXcursor1-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-9262