SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : libcroco (SUSE-SU-2020:1535-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 137585



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This update for libcroco fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2017-8834: Fixed denial of service (memory allocation error) via a crafted CSS file (bsc#1043898).

CVE-2017-8871: Fixed denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a crafted CSS file (bsc#1043899).

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 Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-1535=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 137585

File Name: suse_SU-2020-1535-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/18/2020

Updated: 12/21/2020

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-8871


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcroco, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcroco-0_6, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcroco-0_6-3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcroco-0_6-3-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcroco-0_6-3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcroco-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcroco-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcroco-devel, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/4/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/12/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8834, CVE-2017-8871