SUSE SLES11 Security Update : perl-Archive-Zip (SUSE-SU-2018:2388-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111840


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


This update for perl-Archive-Zip fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2018-10860: Prevent directory traversal caused by not properly sanitizing paths while extracting zip files. An attacker able to provide a specially crafted archive for processing could have used this flaw to write or overwrite arbitrary files in the context of the perl interpreter (bsc#1099497).

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 Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-perl-Archive-Zip-13734=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111840

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2388-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/17

Updated: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:perl-Archive-Zip, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10860