openSUSE 15 Security Update : expat (openSUSE-SU-2022:0713-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 158627

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SUSE15 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the openSUSE-SU-2022:0713-1 advisory.

- xmltok_impl.c in Expat (aka libexpat) before 2.4.5 lacks certain validation of encoding, such as checks for whether a UTF-8 character is valid in a certain context. (CVE-2022-25235)

- xmlparse.c in Expat (aka libexpat) before 2.4.5 allows attackers to insert namespace-separator characters into namespace URIs. (CVE-2022-25236)

- In Expat (aka libexpat) before 2.4.5, an attacker can trigger stack exhaustion in build_model via a large nesting depth in the DTD element. (CVE-2022-25313)

- In Expat (aka libexpat) before 2.4.5, there is an integer overflow in copyString. (CVE-2022-25314)

- In Expat (aka libexpat) before 2.4.5, there is an integer overflow in storeRawNames. (CVE-2022-25315)

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 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1196025

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1196026

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1196168

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1196169

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1196171

http://www.nessus.org/u?a2424e4e

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-25235

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-25236

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-25313

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-25314

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-25315

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 158627

File Name: openSUSE-2022-0713-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/5/2022

Updated: 11/6/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-25315

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:expat, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexpat1-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/4/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/16/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-25235, CVE-2022-25236, CVE-2022-25313, CVE-2022-25314, CVE-2022-25315