openSUSE Security Update : libplist (openSUSE-2017-283)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for libplist fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-5209: The base64decode function in libplist
allowed attackers to obtain sensitive information from
process memory or cause a denial of service (buffer
over-read) via split encoded Apple Property List data
(bsc#1019531).

- CVE-2017-5834: A heap-buffer overflow in parse_dict_node
was fixed (bsc#1023848)

- CVE-2017-5835: A memory allocation error leading to DoS
was fixed. (bsc#1023822)

- CVE-2017-5836: A type inconsistency in bplist.c was
fixed. (bsc#1023807)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1019531
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1023807
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1023822
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1023848

Solution :

Update the affected libplist packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97291 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5209
CVE-2017-5834
CVE-2017-5835
CVE-2017-5836

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