SUSE SLES11 Security Update : bzip2 (SUSE-SU-2019:14122-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 150585
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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SLES11 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2019:14122-1 advisory.

- Use-after-free vulnerability in bzip2recover in bzip2 1.0.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted bzip2 file, related to block ends set to before the start of the block.
(CVE-2016-3189)

- BZ2_decompress in decompress.c in bzip2 through 1.0.6 has an out-of-bounds write when there are many selectors. (CVE-2019-12900)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected bzip2, bzip2-doc, libbz2-1 and / or libbz2-1-32bit packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/985657

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1139083

http://www.nessus.org/u?272d3fdd

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-3189

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-12900

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 150585

File Name: suse_SU-2019-14122-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/10/2021

Updated: 6/10/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-12900

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bzip2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bzip2-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libbz2-1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libbz2-1-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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: 7/15/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/20/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3189, CVE-2019-12900

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2019:14122-1

IAVA: 2020-A-0482