SUSE SLED10 / SLES10 Security Update : xorg-x11-server (SUSE-SU-2013:0857-1)

low Nessus Plugin ID 83587
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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

In some cases, input events are sent to X servers not currently the VT owner, allowing a user to capture passwords. This update fixes this issue. CVE-2013-1940 has been assigned to this issue.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected xorg-x11-server package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0bcb18d7

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

https://bugzilla.novell.com/814653

http://www.nessus.org/u?ccb08a56

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 83587

File Name: suse_SU-2013-0857-1.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/20/2015

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

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xorg-x11-server, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:10

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/4/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1940

BID: 59282