SuSE 11 Security Update : XEmacs (SAT Patch Number 1183)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 41461


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


Specially crafted tiff, png and jpeg images could cause integer overflows in xemacs and possible system compromise. (CVE-2009-2688) Additionally two non-security bugs were fixed that enable xeamcs to use the configured fonts.


Apply SAT patch number 1183.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41461

File Name: suse_11_xemacs-090807.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2688

CWE: 189