SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : xorg-x11-server (SUSE-SU-2015:0047-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83664


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


This X.Org update fixes the following security issues :

- denial of service due to unchecked malloc in client authentication (CVE-2014-8091)

- integer overflows calculating memory needs for requests:
CVE-2014-8092: X11 core protocol requests CVE-2014-8093:
GLX extension CVE-2014-8094: DRI2 extension

- out of bounds access due to not validating length or offset values in requests: CVE-2014-8095: XInput extension CVE-2014-8096: XC-MISC extension CVE-2014-8097: DBE extension CVE-2014-8098: GLX extension CVE-2014-8099: XVideo extension CVE-2014-8100:
Render extension CVE-2014-8101: RandR extension CVE-2014-8102: XFixes extension CVE-2014-8103: DRI3 and Present extensions

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.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-18

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-18

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-18

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83664

File Name: suse_SU-2015-0047-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/20

Modified: 2016/06/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xorg-x11-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xorg-x11-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xorg-x11-server-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xorg-x11-server-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8091, CVE-2014-8092, CVE-2014-8093, CVE-2014-8094, CVE-2014-8095, CVE-2014-8096, CVE-2014-8097, CVE-2014-8098, CVE-2014-8099, CVE-2014-8100, CVE-2014-8101, CVE-2014-8102, CVE-2014-8103

BID: 71595, 71596, 71597, 71598, 71599, 71600, 71601, 71602, 71603, 71604, 71605, 71606, 71608

OSVDB: 115603, 115604, 115605, 115606, 115607, 115608, 115609, 115610, 115611, 115612, 115613, 115614, 115615