openSUSE Security Update : libarchive (openSUSE-2019-2615)

high Nessus Plugin ID 131685


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for libarchive fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2018-1000877: Fixed a double free vulnerability in RAR decoder (bsc#1120653).

- CVE-2018-1000878: Fixed a Use-After-Free vulnerability in RAR decoder (bsc#1120654).

- CVE-2019-1000019: Fixed an Out-Of-Bounds Read vulnerability in 7zip decompression (bsc#1124341).

- CVE-2019-1000020: Fixed an Infinite Loop vulnerability in ISO9660 parser (bsc#1124342).

- CVE-2019-18408: Fixed a use-after-free in RAR format support (bsc#1155079).

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


Update the affected libarchive packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 131685

File Name: openSUSE-2019-2615.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/4/2019

Updated: 1/19/2021

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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:bsdtar, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bsdtar-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libarchive-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libarchive-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libarchive13, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libarchive13-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libarchive13-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libarchive13-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/3/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/20/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000877, CVE-2018-1000878, CVE-2019-1000019, CVE-2019-1000020, CVE-2019-18408