Amazon Linux AMI : libXcursor (ALAS-2019-1150)

High Nessus Plugin ID 122034


The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.


_XcursorThemeInherits in library.c in libXcursor allows remote attackers to cause denial of service or potentially code execution via a one-byte heap overflow. (CVE-2015-9262)


Run 'yum update libXcursor' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122034

File Name: ala_ALAS-2019-1150.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/02/08

Updated: 2019/02/08

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:amazon:linux:libXcursor, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libXcursor-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libXcursor-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/02/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/08/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-9262

ALAS: 2019-1150