Debian DSA-4368-1 : zeromq3 - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 121167


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Guido Vranken discovered that an incorrect bounds check in ZeroMQ, a lightweight messaging kernel, could result in the execution of arbitrary code.


Upgrade the zeromq3 packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 4.2.1-4+deb9u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 121167

File Name: debian_DSA-4368.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/15/2019

Updated: 2/24/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:zeromq3, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/14/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/13/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-6250

DSA: 4368