openSUSE Security Update : libupnp (openSUSE-2017-650)

High Nessus Plugin ID 100612


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update to libupnp 1.6.21 fixes the following security issues :

- various string handling issues (bsc#898167)

- CVE-2016-8863: out-of-bounds access (bsc#1006256)

- CVE-2016-6255: fix for file write via POST (bsc#989948)


Update the affected libupnp packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100612

File Name: openSUSE-2017-650.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/05

Modified: 2017/06/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libupnp-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libupnp-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libupnp6, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libupnp6-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libupnp6-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libupnp6-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6255, CVE-2016-8863

TRA: TRA-2017-10