SUSE-SU-2022:3941-1: important: Security update for xwayland

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Thu Nov 10 17:25:12 UTC 2022

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for xwayland

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2022:3941-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1204412 #1204416 
Cross-References:   CVE-2022-3550 CVE-2022-3551
CVSS scores:
                    CVE-2022-3550 (NVD) : 9.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
                    CVE-2022-3550 (SUSE): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
                    CVE-2022-3551 (NVD) : 7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
                    CVE-2022-3551 (SUSE): 5.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15-SP4
                    openSUSE Leap 15.4

   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update for xwayland fixes the following issues:

     - CVE-2022-3550: Fixed out of bounds read/write in _GetCountedString()
     - CVE-2022-3551: Fixed various leaks of the return value of
       GetComponentSpec() (bsc#1204416).

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE 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 15.4:

      zypper in -t patch openSUSE-SLE-15.4-2022-3941=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-SP4-2022-3941=1

Package List:

   - openSUSE Leap 15.4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15-SP4 (x86_64):



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