SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libXi (SUSE-SU-2016:3047-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 95626
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionlibXi was updated to fix two security issues. These security issues were fixed :
- CVE-2016-7945: Integer overflows in libXI can cause out of boundary memory access or endless loops (Denial of Service) (bsc#1002998).
- CVE-2016-7946: Insufficient validation of data in libXI can cause out of boundary memory access or endless loops (Denial of Service) (bsc#1002998).
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.
SolutionTo 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-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2016-1767=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1767=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2016-1767=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2016-1767=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1767=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2016-1767=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1767=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.