openSUSE Security Update : libarchive (openSUSE-2019-888)

high Nessus Plugin ID 123365

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for libarchive fixes the following issues :

- 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)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected libarchive packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1059100

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1059134

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1059139

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 123365

File Name: openSUSE-2019-888.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/27/2019

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:15.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:bsdtar:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:bsdtar-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:libarchive-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:libarchive-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:libarchive13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:libarchive13-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:libarchive13-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:libarchive13-32bit-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/23/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/17/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14501, CVE-2017-14502, CVE-2017-14503