SUSE SLED12 Security Update : libwmf (SUSE-SU-2015:1484-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 85796


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


libwmf was updated to fix five security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2009-1364: Fixed realloc return value usage (bsc#495842, bnc#831299)

- CVE-2015-0848: Heap overflow on libwmf0.2-7 (bsc#933109)

- CVE-2015-4588: DecodeImage() did not check that the run-length 'count' fits into the total size of the image, which could lead to a heap-based buffer overflow (bsc#933109)

- CVE-2015-4695: meta_pen_create heap buffer over read (bsc#936058)

- CVE-2015-4696: Use after free (bsc#936062)

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 Workstation Extension 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-2015-481=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-481=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-481=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85796

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1484-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/09/04

Modified: 2016/05/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libwmf-0_2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libwmf-0_2-7-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libwmf-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1364, CVE-2015-0848, CVE-2015-4588, CVE-2015-4695, CVE-2015-4696

BID: 34792, 74923, 75230, 75329, 75331

OSVDB: 122812, 123385, 123541, 123542

CWE: 399