openSUSE Security Update : zeromq (openSUSE-2020-1907)

high Nessus Plugin ID 142925



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for zeromq fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2020-15166: Fixed the possibility of unauthenticated clients causing a denial-of-service (bsc#1176116).

- Fixed a heap overflow when receiving malformed ZMTP v1 packets (bsc#1176256)

- Fixed a memory leak in client induced by malicious server(s) without CURVE/ZAP (bsc#1176257)

- Fixed memory leak when processing PUB messages with metadata (bsc#1176259)

- Fixed a stack overflow in PUB/XPUB subscription store (bsc#1176258)

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


Update the affected zeromq packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 142925

File Name: openSUSE-2020-1907.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/17/2020

Updated: 2/8/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15166


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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libunwind, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libunwind-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libunwind-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libunwind-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libunwind-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libunwind-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzmq5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzmq5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:zeromq-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:zeromq-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:zeromq-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:zeromq-tools-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.1

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: 11/13/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/11/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15166