SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Xorg (SAT Patch Number 7761)

low Nessus Plugin ID 66801
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Synopsis

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

Description

This update of xorg-x11-server fixes one security issue and two bugs.

In some cases, input events are sent to X servers not currently the VT owner, allowing a user to capture passwords. (CVE-2013-1940)

Also the following bugs have been fixed :

- A memory leak in cursor handling could slowly run the X server out of memory. (bnc#813178)

- A memory leak in the X GE extension has been fixed that could have also run the X server out of memory.
(bnc#813683)

- A CAPS lock issue in VNC has been fixed (bnc#787170)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 7761.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=787170

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=813178

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=813683

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=814653

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1940.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 66801

File Name: suse_11_xorg-x11-Xvnc-130524.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/5/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xorg-x11-Xvnc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xorg-x11-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xorg-x11-server-extra, 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: 5/24/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1940