Oracle Linux 7 : clutter (ELSA-2015-1510)

High Nessus Plugin ID 85036


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2015:1510 :

Updated clutter packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.

Clutter is a library for creating fast, visually rich, graphical user interfaces. Clutter is used for rendering the GNOME desktop environment.

A flaw was found in the way clutter processed certain mouse and touch gestures. An attacker could use this flaw to bypass the screen lock.

All clutter users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing the update, all applications using clutter must be restarted for the update to take effect.


Update the affected clutter packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85036

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-1510.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/07/28

Modified: 2015/12/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:clutter, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:clutter-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:clutter-doc, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3213

OSVDB: 123007

RHSA: 2015:1510