SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : unzip (SUSE-SU-2018:2978-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117902

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for unzip fixes the following security issues :

CVE-2014-9913: Specially crafted zip files could trigger invalid memory writes possibly resulting in DoS or corruption (bsc#1013993)

CVE-2015-7696: Specially crafted zip files with password protection could trigger a crash and lead to denial of service (bsc#950110)

CVE-2015-7697: Specially crafted zip files could trigger an endless loop and lead to denial of service (bsc#950111)

CVE-2016-9844: Specially crafted zip files could trigger invalid memory writes possibly resulting in DoS or corruption (bsc#1013992)

CVE-2018-1000035: Prevent heap-based buffer overflow in the processing of password-protected archives that allowed an attacker to perform a denial of service or to possibly achieve code execution (bsc#1080074).

CVE-2014-9636: Prevent denial of service (out-of-bounds read or write and crash) via an extra field with an uncompressed size smaller than the compressed field size in a zip archive that advertises STORED method compression (bsc#914442).

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.

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.

Solution

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 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2117=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2117=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1013992

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1013993

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1080074

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=910683

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=914442

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=950110

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=950111

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9636/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9913/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7696/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7697/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9844/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1000035/

http://www.nessus.org/u?e66d8fc8

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117902

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2978-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/03

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

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:suse_linux:unzip, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:unzip-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:unzip-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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9636, CVE-2014-9913, CVE-2015-7696, CVE-2015-7697, CVE-2016-9844, CVE-2018-1000035

BID: 71825