Scientific Linux Security Update : X11 on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 119178


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Security Fix(es) :

- libxcursor: 1-byte heap-based overflow in
_XcursorThemeInherits function in library.c (CVE-2015-9262)

The SL Team added a fix for upstream bug 1650634


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119178

File Name: sl_20181030_X_org_X11_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/27

Updated: 2018/12/27

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-9262