SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 / openSUSE 15 Security Update : xrdp (SUSE-SU-2023:0151-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 170673



The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.


The remote SUSE Linux SLED15 / SLED_SAP15 / SLES15 / SLES_SAP15 / openSUSE 15 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2023:0151-1 advisory.

- xrdp is an open source project which provides a graphical login to remote machines using Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). xrdp < v0.9.21 contain a buffer over flow in audin_send_open() function. There are no known workarounds for this issue. Users are advised to upgrade. (CVE-2022-23477)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected libpainter0, librfxencode0, xrdp and / or xrdp-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 170673

File Name: suse_SU-2023-0151-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/26/2023

Updated: 9/28/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-23477


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libpainter0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:librfxencode0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xrdp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xrdp-devel, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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: 1/26/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/9/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-23477

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2023:0151-1