openSUSE Security Update : libzip-devel (openSUSE-SU-2011:0449-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 53838


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


empty zip archives could crash programs using libzip (CVE-2011-0421).


Update the affected libzip-devel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53838

File Name: suse_11_2_libzip-devel-110321.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/9/2011

Updated: 1/14/2021

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzip-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzip-util, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzip1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/21/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0421