openSUSE Security Update : sane-backends (openSUSE-2017-318)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97650


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for sane-backends fixes the following issues :

- saned could have leaked uninitialized memory back to its requesters for some opcodes, allowing for information disclosure of saned memory (CVE-2017-6318, bsc#1027197).


Update the affected sane-backends packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97650

File Name: openSUSE-2017-318.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/10

Modified: 2017/03/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sane-backends, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sane-backends-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sane-backends-autoconfig, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sane-backends-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sane-backends-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sane-backends-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sane-backends-devel, 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: 2017/03/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6318