openSUSE Security Update : libXpm (openSUSE-2017-292)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97370


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for libXpm fixes the following issues :

- A heap overflow in XPM handling could be used by attackers supplying XPM files to crash or potentially execute code. (bsc#1021315)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected libXpm packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97370

File Name: openSUSE-2017-292.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/24

Modified: 2017/02/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


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:libXpm-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXpm-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXpm-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXpm-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXpm-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXpm4, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXpm4-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXpm4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libXpm4-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10164