RHEL 7 : zziplib (RHSA-2018:3229)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118535


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


An update for zziplib is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link (s) in the References section.

The zziplib is a lightweight library to easily extract data from zip files.

Security Fix(es) :

* zziplib: out of bound read in mmapped.c:zzip_disk_fread() causes crash (CVE-2018-7725)

* zziplib: Bus error in zip.c:__zzip_parse_root_directory() cause crash via crafted zip file (CVE-2018-7726)

* zziplib: Memory leak in memdisk.c:zzip_mem_disk_new() can lead to denial of service via crafted zip (CVE-2018-7727)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Release Notes linked from the References section.


Update the affected packages.

See Also






Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118535

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-3229.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/31

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:zziplib, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:zziplib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:zziplib-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:zziplib-utils, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-7725, CVE-2018-7726, CVE-2018-7727

RHSA: 2018:3229