SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libarchive (SUSE-SU-2018:3640-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118819

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for libarchive fixes the following issues :

CVE-2016-10209: The archive_wstring_append_from_mbs function in archive_string.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted archive file. (bsc#1032089)

CVE-2016-10349: The archive_le32dec function in archive_endian.h allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted file.
(bsc#1037008)

CVE-2016-10350: The archive_read_format_cab_read_header function in archive_read_support_format_cab.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted file. (bsc#1037009)

CVE-2017-14166: libarchive allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (xml_data heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted xar archive, related to the mishandling of empty strings in the atol8 function in archive_read_support_format_xar.c.
(bsc#1057514)

CVE-2017-14501: An out-of-bounds read flaw existed in parse_file_info in archive_read_support_format_iso9660.c when extracting a specially crafted iso9660 iso file, related to archive_read_format_iso9660_read_header. (bsc#1059139)

CVE-2017-14502: read_header in archive_read_support_format_rar.c suffered from an off-by-one error for UTF-16 names in RAR archives, leading to an out-of-bounds read in archive_read_format_rar_read_header. (bsc#1059134)

CVE-2017-14503: libarchive suffered from an out-of-bounds read within lha_read_data_none() in archive_read_support_format_lha.c when extracting a specially crafted lha archive, related to lha_crc16.
(bsc#1059100)

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 Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-2594=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2594=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2594=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1032089

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1037008

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1037009

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1057514

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1059100

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1059134

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1059139

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-10209.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-10349.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-10350.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-14166.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-14501.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-14502.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-14503.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?e1fd9718

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118819

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3640-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/08

Modified: 2018/11/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libarchive-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libarchive13, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libarchive13-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: 2018/11/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10209, CVE-2016-10349, CVE-2016-10350, CVE-2017-14166, CVE-2017-14501, CVE-2017-14502, CVE-2017-14503