openSUSE Security Update : libcares2 (openSUSE-2017-810)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101543


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for libcares2 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-1000381: A NAPTR parser out of bounds access was fixed that could lead to crashes. (bsc#1044946)

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


Update the affected libcares2 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101543

File Name: openSUSE-2017-810.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/07/14

Updated: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcares-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcares2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcares2-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcares2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcares2-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcares2-debugsource, 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: 2017/07/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000381