openSUSE Security Update : singularity (openSUSE-2020-1770)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 142108



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for singularity fixes the following issues :

Update to new version 3.6.4 :

- CVE-2020-15229: Due to insecure handling of path traversal and the lack of path sanitization within unsquashfs, it is possible to overwrite/create files on the host filesystem during the extraction of a crafted squashfs filesystem (boo#1177901).


Update the affected singularity packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 142108

File Name: openSUSE-2020-1770.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/30/2020

Updated: 2/13/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15229


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:singularity, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:singularity-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.2

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: 10/29/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/14/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15229