openSUSE Security Update : keepalived (openSUSE-2018-1575)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 119854
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VPR Score: 3.6


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This update for keepalived to version 2.0.10 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed (bsc#1015141) :

- CVE-2018-19044: Fixed a check for pathnames with symlinks when writing data to a temporary file upon a call to PrintData or PrintStats

- CVE-2018-19045: Fixed mode when creating new temporary files upon a call to PrintData or PrintStats

- CVE-2018-19046: Fixed a check for existing plain files when writing data to a temporary file upon a call to PrintData or PrintStats

Non-security issues fixed :

- Replace references to /var/adm/fillup-templates with new %_fillupdir macro (boo#1069468)

- Use getaddrinfo instead of gethostbyname to workaround glibc gethostbyname function buffer overflow (bsc#949238)

For the full list of changes refer to:


Update the affected keepalived packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119854

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1575.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/24/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 12/21/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19044, CVE-2018-19045, CVE-2018-19046