openSUSE Security Update : libzip (openSUSE-2017-1084)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103400


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for libzip fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2017-14107: The _zip_read_eocd64 function mishandled EOCD records, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory allocation failure in
_zip_cdir_grow in zip_dirent.c) via a crafted ZIP archive (bsc#1056996).

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


Update the affected libzip packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103400

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1084.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/22

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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


Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzip, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzip-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzip-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzip-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzip2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzip2-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzip2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzip2-debuginfo-32bit, 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: 2017/09/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14107