openSUSE Security Update : zeromq (openSUSE-SU-2014:1381-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79107


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This udpate for zeromq fixes the following non-security and security-issues: Update to version 4.0.4, for a detailed description see /usr/share/doc/packages/zeromq-devel/NEWS

- Add libsodium dep for testsuite where possible

- Version bump to 4.0.5 fixes bnc#898917 CVE-2014-7202 and CVE-2014-7203 :

- Fixed CURVE mechanism does not verify short term nonces.

- Fixed stream_engine is vulnerable to downgrade attacks.

- Fixed assertion failure for WSAENOTSOCK on Windows.

- Fixed race condition while connecting inproc sockets.

- Fixed bump so library number to 4.0.0

- Fixed assertion failed: !more (fq.cpp:99) after many ZAP requests.

- Fixed lost first part of message over inproc://.

- Fixed keep-alive on Windows.

- Enable tests.

- Move to 'download_files' source service which is in better shap and easier to use


Update the affected zeromq packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79107

File Name: openSUSE-2014-641.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/11/11

Modified: 2014/11/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzmq4, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzmq4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:zeromq-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:zeromq-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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/10/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7202, CVE-2014-7203