SUSE SLES11 Security Update : unzip (SUSE-SU-2017:0639-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for unzip fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2014-9913: Specially crafted zip files could trigger
invalid memory writes possibly resulting in DoS or
corruption (bsc#1013993)

- CVE-2015-7696: Specially crafted zip files with password
protection could trigger a crash and lead to denial of
service (bsc#950110)

- CVE-2015-7697: Specially crafted zip files could trigger
an endless loop and lead to denial of service
(bsc#950111)

- CVE-2016-9844: Specially crafted zip files could trigger
invalid memory writes possibly resulting in DoS or
corruption (bsc#1013992)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1013992
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1013993
https://bugzilla.suse.com/950110
https://bugzilla.suse.com/950111
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9913.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7696.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7697.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9844.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?5564b937

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-unzip-13006=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.1
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97654 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9913
CVE-2015-7696
CVE-2015-7697
CVE-2016-9844

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