SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : tigervnc, fltk (SUSE-SU-2015:0939-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 83855

Synopsis

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

Description

tigervnc and fltk were updated to fix security issues and non-security bugs.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2015-0255: Information leak in the XkbSetGeometry request of X servers (bnc#915810).

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.

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

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-12-2015-210=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-210=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-210=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=908738

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=911577

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=915782

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=915810

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=920969

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0255/

http://www.nessus.org/u?2459e9b7

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83855

File Name: suse_SU-2015-0939-1.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/27/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:fltk-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfltk1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfltk1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tigervnc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tigervnc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tigervnc-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xorg-x11-Xvnc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xorg-x11-Xvnc-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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: 5/19/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/13/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0255

BID: 72578