openSUSE Security Update : catdoc (openSUSE-2017-841)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101971


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for catdoc fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-11110: Attackers may have used specially crafted files to cause a denial of service through a heap-based buffer under-flow and application crash, or have unspecified other impact (boo#1047877)


Update the affected catdoc packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101971

File Name: openSUSE-2017-841.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/07/26

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:catdoc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:catdoc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:catdoc-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11110