openSUSE Security Update : zlib (openSUSE-2017-47)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for zlib fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-9843: Big-endian out-of-bounds pointer
(bsc#1013882)

- CVE-2016-9842: Undefined Left Shift of Negative Number
(bsc#1003580)

- CVE-2016-9840 CVE-2016-9841: Out-of-bounds pointer
arithmetic in inftrees.c (bsc#1003579)

- Incompatible declarations for external linkage function
deflate (bsc#1003577)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1003577
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1003579
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1003580
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1013882

Solution :

Update the affected zlib packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96377 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9840
CVE-2016-9841
CVE-2016-9842
CVE-2016-9843

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now