openSUSE Security Update : leptonica (openSUSE-2018-226)

High Nessus Plugin ID 107181


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for leptonica fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2018-7247: Fixed a buffer overflow in in src/viewfiles.c with unsanitized input (rootname) (boo#1081631)

- CVE-2018-7186: Fixed multiple stack-based buffer overflows in gplotRead() and ptaReadStream() (boo#1081576)

- CVE-2018-3836: Added additional bad characters, to prevent command injection by invoking it via $(command) (boo#1079358)


Update the affected leptonica packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 107181

File Name: openSUSE-2018-226.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/07

Modified: 2018/03/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:leptonica-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:leptonica-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:leptonica-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:leptonica-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:liblept4, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:liblept4-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:liblept4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:liblept4-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: 2018/03/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-3836, CVE-2018-7186, CVE-2018-7247