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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2014.0893.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2014:0893-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'xorg-x11-libX11' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2014:0893-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'xorg-x11-libX11' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2014:0893-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
This is a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS roll up update of xorg-x11-libX11, fixing security issues.

These issues require connection to a malicious X server to trigger the bugs in client libraries.

Security issues fixed:

*

CVE-2013-1981: Multiple integer overflows in X.org libX11 allowed X servers to trigger allocation of insufficient memory and a buffer
overflow via vectors related to the (1) XQueryFont, (2)
_XF86BigfontQueryFont, (3) XListFontsWithInfo, (4) XGetMotionEvents, (5)
XListHosts, (6) XGetModifierMapping, (7) XGetPointerMapping, (8)
XGetKeyboardMapping, (9) XGetWindowProperty, (10) XGetImage, (11)
LoadColornameDB, (12) XrmGetFileDatabase, (13) _XimParseStringFile,
or (14) TransFileName functions.

*

CVE-2013-1997: Multiple buffer overflows in X.org libX11 allowed X servers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted length or index values to the (1)
XAllocColorCells, (2) _XkbReadGetDeviceInfoReply, (3) _XkbReadGeomShapes,
(4) _XkbReadGetGeometryReply, (5) _XkbReadKeySyms, (6) _XkbReadKeyActions,
(7) _XkbReadKeyBehaviors, (8) _XkbReadModifierMap, (9)
_XkbReadExplicitComponents, (10) _XkbReadVirtualModMap, (11)
_XkbReadGetNamesReply, (12) _XkbReadGetMapReply, (13) _XimXGetReadData,
(14) XListFonts, (15) XListExtensions, and (16) XGetFontPath functions.

*

CVE-2013-2004: The (1) GetDatabase and (2) _XimParseStringFile functions in X.org libX11 did not restrict the recursion depth when processing directives to include files, which allowed X servers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption) via a crafted file.

Security Issue references:

* CVE-2013-1981
* CVE-2013-1997
* CVE-2013-2004

Affected Software/OS:
'xorg-x11-libX11' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
6.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-1981
BugTraq ID: 60120
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/60120
Debian Security Information: DSA-2693 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2693
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-May/106781.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/05/23/3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1854-1
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-1997
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-2004
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