openSUSE Security Update : netatalk (openSUSE-2018-1614)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 119946



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for netatalk fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2018-1160 Fixed a missing bounds check in the handling of the DSI OPEN SESSION request, which allowed an unauthenticated to overwrite memory with data of their choice leading for arbitrary code execution with root privileges. (bsc#1119540)


Update the affected netatalk packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 119946

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1614.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/31/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libatalk16, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libatalk16-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:netatalk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:netatalk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:netatalk-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:netatalk-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/28/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/20/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1160