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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 137585

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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

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 Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 :

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1043898

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1043899

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-8834/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-8871/

http://www.nessus.org/u?e872544c

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

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-8871

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

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: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux:15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libcroco:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libcroco-0_6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libcroco-0_6-3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libcroco-0_6-3-32bit-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libcroco-0_6-3-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libcroco-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libcroco-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libcroco-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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