SuSE 10 Security Update : XEmacs (ZYPP Patch Number 6413)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 51765


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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 ZYPP patch number 6413.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 51765

File Name: suse_xemacs-6413.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/01/27

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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