SuSE 11 Security Update : gzip (SAT Patch Number 1839)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 44312

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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description

The following bugs have been fixed :

- Specially crafted gzip archives could lead to gzip allocating a too small huffman table. Attackers could exploit that to crash gzip (CVE-2009-2624). Specially crafted gzip archives could trigger integer overflows.
Attackers could exploit that to crash gzip or potentially execute arbitrary code (CVE-2010-0001). Only 64bit architectures are affected by this flaw.

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 1839.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=570331

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2624.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0001.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44312

File Name: suse_11_gzip-100120.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/26/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:gzip, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/20/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2624, CVE-2010-0001

CWE: 20, 189