openSUSE Security Update : lua (openSUSE-SU-2014:1145-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77778


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


lua was updated to fix an overflow in varargs functions (CVE-2014-5461 ,bnc#893824)


Update the affected lua packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77778

File Name: openSUSE-2014-549.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/09/22

Modified: 2014/09/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:liblua5_2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:liblua5_2-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:liblua5_2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:liblua5_2-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lua, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lua-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lua-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lua-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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: 2014/09/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-5461

BID: 69342