SUSE SLED12 Security Update : libofx (SUSE-SU-2018:2064-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111368


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


This update for libofx fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2017-2816: Fix an exploitable buffer overflow vulnerability in the tag parsing functionality (bsc#1058673).

- CVE-2017-2920: Fix a buffer overflow vulnerability in sanitize_proprietary_tags in lib/ofx_preproc.cpp (bsc#1061964).

- CVE-2017-14731: Fix remote denial of service via a crafted file in ofx_proc_file in ofx_preproc.cpp (bsc#1060437).

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 the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

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-SP3-2018-1408=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1408=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1408=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111368

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2064-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/27

Updated: 2019/09/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libofx, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libofx-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libofx-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libofx6, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libofx6-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/09/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14731, CVE-2017-2816, CVE-2017-2920