SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : zziplib (SUSE-SU-2021:2164-1)

low Nessus Plugin ID 151097

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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SLED12 / SLES12 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2021:2164-1 advisory.

- Infinite Loop in zziplib v0.13.69 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via the return value zzip_file_read in the function unzzip_cat_file. (CVE-2020-18442)

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 libzzip-0-13 and / or zziplib-devel packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1187526

http://www.nessus.org/u?0568ecc1

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-18442

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 151097

File Name: suse_SU-2021-2164-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/28/2021

Updated: 1/21/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-18442

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libzzip-0-13, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:zziplib-devel, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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: 6/25/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/18/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-18442

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2021:2164-1