openSUSE Security Update : hivex (openSUSE-2021-806)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 150113
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


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This update for hivex fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2021-3504: hivex: missing bounds check within hivex_open() (bsc#1185013)

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


Update the affected hivex packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 150113

File Name: openSUSE-2021-806.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/1/2021

Updated: 6/3/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hivex, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hivex-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hivex-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hivex-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hivex-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libhivex0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libhivex0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ocaml-hivex, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ocaml-hivex-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ocaml-hivex-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-Win-Hivex, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-Win-Hivex-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-hivex, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-hivex-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: 5/29/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/11/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3504