openSUSE Security Update : libplist (openSUSE-2017-953)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102568

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for libplist fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2017-6439: Heap-based buffer overflow in the parse_string_node function. (bsc#1029638)

- CVE-2017-6438: Heap-based buffer overflow in the parse_unicode_node function. (bsc#1029706)

- CVE-2017-6437: The base64encode function in base64.c allows local users to cause denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a crafted plist file.
(bsc#1029707)

- CVE-2017-6436: Integer overflow in parse_string_node.
(bsc#1029751)

- CVE-2017-6435: Crafted plist file could lead to Heap-buffer overflow. (bsc#1029639)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected libplist packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1029638

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1029639

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1029706

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1029707

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1029751

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102568

File Name: openSUSE-2017-953.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/18

Updated: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libplist++-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libplist++3, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libplist++3-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libplist++3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libplist++3-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libplist-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libplist-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libplist3, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libplist3-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libplist3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libplist3-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:plistutil, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:plistutil-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-plist, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-plist-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2, 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: 2017/08/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6435, CVE-2017-6436, CVE-2017-6437, CVE-2017-6438, CVE-2017-6439