SUSE SLED12 Security Update : zziplib (SUSE-SU-2018:0548-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107054


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for zziplib fixes the following issues: Version update to 0.13.67 contains lots of bug- and security fixes.

- If an extension block is too small to hold an extension, do not use the information therein.

- CVE-2018-6540: If the End of central directory record (EOCD) contains an Offset of start of central directory which is beyond the end of the file, reject the file.

- CVE-2018-6484: Reject the ZIP file and report it as corrupt if the size of the central directory and/or the offset of start of central directory point beyond the end of the ZIP file. (bsc#1078701)

- CVE-2018-6381: If a file is uncompressed, compressed and uncompressed sizes should be identical. (bsc#1078497)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP3-2018-357=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP2-2018-357=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-357=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2018-357=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-357=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2018-357=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 107054

File Name: suse_SU-2018-0548-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/28

Modified: 2018/02/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:ND/RC:ND


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:X/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libzzip-0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libzzip-0-13-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:zziplib-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6381, CVE-2018-6484, CVE-2018-6540

OSVDB: 173759, 173898, 173933