SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libXi (SUSE-SU-2016:3047-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 95626

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Synopsis

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

Description

libXi 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.

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-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'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1002998

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7945/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7946/

http://www.nessus.org/u?09364b3c

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95626

File Name: suse_SU-2016-3047-1.nasl

Version: 3.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/8/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libXi-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libXi6, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libXi6-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: 12/7/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/13/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7945, CVE-2016-7946