openSUSE Security Update : libmad (openSUSE-2018-205)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106966


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for libmad fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-8374: Fixed a heap-based buffer overflow (read) in mad_bit_skip (boo#1036967)


Update the affected libmad packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106966

File Name: openSUSE-2018-205.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/23

Modified: 2018/02/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmad-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmad-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmad0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmad0-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmad0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmad0-debuginfo-32bit, 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: 2018/02/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8374