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Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SuSE Update for libX11 openSUSE-SU-2018:3012-1 (libX11)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'libX11'; package(s) announced via the openSUSE-SU-2018:3012_1 advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for the 'libX11'
package(s) announced via the openSUSE-SU-2018:3012_1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
This update for libX11 fixes the following security issues:

- CVE-2018-14599: The function XListExtensions was vulnerable to an
off-by-one error caused by malicious server responses, leading to DoS or
possibly unspecified other impact (bsc#1102062)

- CVE-2018-14600: The function XListExtensions interpreted a variable as
signed instead of unsigned, resulting in an out-of-bounds write (of up
to 128 bytes), leading to DoS or remote code execution (bsc#1102068)

- CVE-2018-14598: A malicious server could have sent a reply in which the
first string overflows, causing a variable to be set to NULL that will
be freed later
on, leading to DoS (segmentation fault) (bsc#1102073)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended
installation methods
like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 15.0:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-1107=1

Affected Software/OS:
libX11 on openSUSE Leap 15.0.

Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-14598
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-14599
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-14600
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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