openSUSE Security Update : libass (openSUSE-2016-1442)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 95748


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for libass fixes the following issues :

- Fixed situations that could cause uninitialised memory to be used, leading to undefined behaviour.
(boo#1002982, CVE-2016-7969, CVE-2016-7972)


Update the affected libass packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 95748

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1442.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/13

Modified: 2017/03/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libass-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libass-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libass5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libass5-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libass5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libass5-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7969, CVE-2016-7972