openSUSE Security Update : libXv (openSUSE-2016-1423)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 95647
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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for libXv fixes the following issues :

- insufficient validation of data from the X server could cause memory corruption (boo#1003017, CVE-2016-5407)


Update the affected libXv packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 95647

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1423.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/8/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXv-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXv-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXv-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXv1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXv1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXv1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXv1-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/7/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5407