openSUSE Security Update : potrace (openSUSE-2015-297)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82654


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The bitmap to vector graphic tracing utility potrace was updated to fix one security issue.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- Very large bitmaps could trigger a buffer overflow, crashing the program and causing denial of service (bsc#924904, CVE-2013-7437)


Update the affected potrace packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82654

File Name: openSUSE-2015-297.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/04/09

Modified: 2015/04/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpotrace0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpotrace0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:potrace, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:potrace-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:potrace-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:potrace-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/04/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7437