Scientific Linux Security Update : zziplib on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128272


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Security Fix(es) :

- zziplib: Bus error caused by loading of a misaligned address inzzip/zip.c (CVE-2018-6541)

- zziplib: Memory leak triggered in the function
__zzip_parse_root_directory in zip.c (CVE-2018-16548)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128272

File Name: sl_20190806_zziplib_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/27

Updated: 2019/08/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/02/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16548, CVE-2018-6541