openSUSE Security Update : zutils (openSUSE-2018-951)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112265


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for zutils to version 1.7 fixes one security issue :

- CVE-2018-1000637: buffer overrun in zcat utility

Please note that the zutils zcat utility is distinct from the default
gzip zcat utility.


Update the affected zutils packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112265

File Name: openSUSE-2018-951.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/04

Modified: 2018/11/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:zutils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:zutils-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:zutils-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000637