openSUSE Security Update : pspp (openSUSE-2017-996)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102949


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for pspp fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-12958: Illegal address access in function output_hex() could lead to denial of service or unexpected state (boo#1054585)

- CVE-2017-12959: Assertion in function dict_add_mrset() could lead to denial of service (boo#1054588)

- CVE-2017-12960: Assertion in function dict_rename_var() could lead to denial of service (boo#1054587)

- CVE-2017-12961: Assertion in function parse_attributes() could lead to denial of service (boo#1054586)


Update the affected pspp packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102949

File Name: openSUSE-2017-996.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/05

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pspp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pspp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pspp-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pspp-devel, 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: 2017/09/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-10791, CVE-2017-10792, CVE-2017-12958, CVE-2017-12959, CVE-2017-12960, CVE-2017-12961