openSUSE Security Update : libpcap (openSUSE-2019-2343)

High Nessus Plugin ID 130082

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VPR Score: 1.4


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for libpcap fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2019-15165: Added sanity checks for PHB header length before allocating memory (bsc#1153332).

- CVE-2018-16301: Fixed a buffer overflow (bsc#1153332).

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


Update the affected libpcap packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130082

File Name: openSUSE-2019-2343.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/10/21

Updated: 2020/09/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 1.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpcap-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpcap-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpcap-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpcap-devel-static, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpcap1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpcap1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpcap1-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libpcap1-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/10/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/10/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16301, CVE-2019-15165