SUSE SLES11 Security Update : SDL (SUSE-SU-2019:13998-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 123553
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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


This update for SDL fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2019-7572: Fixed a buffer over-read in IMA_ADPCM_nibble in audio/SDL_wave.c.(bsc#1124806).

CVE-2019-7578: Fixed a heap-based buffer over-read in InitIMA_ADPCM in audio/SDL_wave.c (bsc#1125099).

CVE-2019-7576: Fixed heap-based buffer over-read in InitMS_ADPCM in audio/SDL_wave.c (bsc#1124799).

CVE-2019-7573: Fixed a heap-based buffer over-read in InitMS_ADPCM in audio/SDL_wave.c (bsc#1124805).

CVE-2019-7635: Fixed a heap-based buffer over-read in Blit1to4 in video/SDL_blit_1.c. (bsc#1124827).

CVE-2019-7636: Fixed a heap-based buffer over-read in SDL_GetRGB in video/SDL_pixels.c (bsc#1124826).

CVE-2019-7638: Fixed a heap-based buffer over-read in Map1toN in video/SDL_pixels.c (bsc#1124824).

CVE-2019-7574: Fixed a heap-based buffer over-read in IMA_ADPCM_decode in audio/SDL_wave.c (bsc#1124803).

CVE-2019-7575: Fixed a heap-based buffer overflow in MS_ADPCM_decode in audio/SDL_wave.c (bsc#1124802).

CVE-2019-7637: Fixed a heap-based buffer overflow in SDL_FillRect function in SDL_surface.c (bsc#1124825).

CVE-2019-7577: Fixed a buffer over read in SDL_LoadWAV_RW in audio/SDL_wave.c (bsc#1124800).

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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-SDL-13998=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-SDL-13998=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-SDL-13998=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-SDL-13998=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 123553

File Name: suse_SU-2019-13998-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/1/2019

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:SDL, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/29/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/7/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-7572, CVE-2019-7573, CVE-2019-7574, CVE-2019-7575, CVE-2019-7576, CVE-2019-7577, CVE-2019-7578, CVE-2019-7635, CVE-2019-7636, CVE-2019-7637, CVE-2019-7638