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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2017:1861-1: important: Security update for xorg-x11-server
SUSE Security Update: Security update for xorg-x11-server
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:1861-1
Rating: important
References: #1035283
Cross-References: CVE-2017-10971 CVE-2017-10972
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
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An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for xorg-x11-server fixes the following issues:

- CVE-2017-10971: Fix endianess handling of GenericEvent to prevent a
stack overflow by clients. (bnc#1035283)
- Make sure the type of all events to be sent by ProcXSendExtensionEvent
are in the allowed range.
- CVE-2017-10972: Initialize the xEvent eventT with zeros to avoid
information leakage.


Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-1150=1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1150=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 (x86_64):

xorg-x11-server-7.6_1.15.2-30.22.1
xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-7.6_1.15.2-30.22.1
xorg-x11-server-debugsource-7.6_1.15.2-30.22.1
xorg-x11-server-extra-7.6_1.15.2-30.22.1
xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-7.6_1.15.2-30.22.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):

xorg-x11-server-7.6_1.15.2-30.22.1
xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-7.6_1.15.2-30.22.1
xorg-x11-server-debugsource-7.6_1.15.2-30.22.1
xorg-x11-server-extra-7.6_1.15.2-30.22.1
xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-7.6_1.15.2-30.22.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-10971.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-10972.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1035283

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