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

Low Nessus Plugin ID 66801


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


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.

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


Apply SAT patch number 7761.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 66801

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

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/06/05

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2013/05/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1940