openSUSE Security Update : exiv2 (openSUSE-2017-1180)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 104084

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for exiv2 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2017-11591: There is a Floating point exception in the Exiv2::ValueType function in Exiv2 0.26 that will lead to a remote denial of service attack via crafted input. (boo#1050257)

- CVE-2017-11683: There is a reachable assertion in the Internal::TiffReader::visitDirectory function in tiffvisitor.cpp of Exiv2 0.26 that will lead to a remote denial of service attack via crafted input.
(boo#1051188)

- CVE-2017-14865: There is a heap-based buffer overflow in the Exiv2::us2Data function of types.cpp in Exiv2 0.26.
A Crafted input will lead to a denial of service attack.
(boo#1061003)

- CVE-2017-14862: An Invalid memory address dereference was discovered in Exiv2::DataValue::read in value.cpp in Exiv2 0.26. The vulnerability causes a segmentation fault and application crash, which leads to denial of service. (boo#1060996)

- CVE-2017-14859: An Invalid memory address dereference was discovered in Exiv2::StringValueBase::read in value.cpp in Exiv2 0.26. The vulnerability causes a segmentation fault and application crash, which leads to denial of service. (boo#1061000)

Solution

Update the affected exiv2 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1050257

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1051188

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1060996

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1061000

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1061003

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 104084

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1180.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/23

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:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

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:exiv2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:exiv2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:exiv2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:exiv2-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexiv2-14, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexiv2-14-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexiv2-14-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexiv2-14-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexiv2-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: 2017/10/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11591, CVE-2017-11683, CVE-2017-14859, CVE-2017-14862, CVE-2017-14865