openSUSE Security Update : unzip (openSUSE-2015-119)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 81252


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


unzip was updated to fix security issues.

The unzip command line tool is affected by heap-based buffer overflows within the CRC32 verification (CVE-2014-8139), the test_compr_eb() (CVE-2014-8140) and the getZip64Data() functions (CVE-2014-8141). The input errors may result in in arbitrary code execution.

More info can be found in the oCert announcement:


Update the affected unzip packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81252

File Name: openSUSE-2015-119.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/02/10

Modified: 2015/03/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:unzip, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:unzip-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:unzip-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:unzip-rcc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:unzip-rcc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:unzip-rcc-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8139, CVE-2014-8140, CVE-2014-8141