openSUSE Security Update : sane-backends (openSUSE-2020-1791)

high Nessus Plugin ID 142190



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for sane-backends fixes the following issues :

sane-backends was updated to 1.0.31 to further improve hardware enablement for scanner devices (jsc#ECO-2418 jsc#SLE-15561 jsc#SLE-15560) and also fix various security issues :

- CVE-2020-12861,CVE-2020-12865: Fixed an out of bounds write (bsc#1172524)

- CVE-2020-12862,CVE-2020-12863,CVE-2020-12864,: Fixed an out of bounds read (bsc#1172524)

- CVE-2020-12866,CVE-2020-12867: Fixed a NULL pointer dereference (bsc#1172524)

The upstream changelogs can be found here :





This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected sane-backends packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 142190

File Name: openSUSE-2020-1791.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/2/2020

Updated: 2/13/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.9

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-12861


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sane-backends, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sane-backends-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sane-backends-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sane-backends-autoconfig, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sane-backends-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sane-backends-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sane-backends-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sane-backends-devel-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.1

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: 10/31/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/1/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12861, CVE-2020-12862, CVE-2020-12863, CVE-2020-12864, CVE-2020-12865, CVE-2020-12866, CVE-2020-12867