openSUSE Security Update : librepo (openSUSE-2021-277)

high Nessus Plugin ID 146510
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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for librepo fixes the following issues :

- Upgrade to 1.12.1

+ Validate path read from repomd.xml (bsc#1175475, CVE-2020-14352)

- Changes from 1.12.0

+ Prefer mirrorlist/metalink over baseurl (rh#1775184)

+ Decode package URL when using for local filename (rh#1817130)

+ Fix memory leak in lr_download_metadata() and lr_yum_download_remote()

+ Download sources work when at least one of specified is working (rh#1775184)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15-SP2:Update update project.


Update the affected librepo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 146510

File Name: openSUSE-2021-277.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/16/2021

Updated: 2/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 8.5

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:librepo-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:librepo-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:librepo-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:librepo0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:librepo0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-librepo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python3-librepo-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.2

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: 2/12/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/30/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-14352