SUSE SLED12 Security Update : zeromq (SUSE-SU-2015:1510-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85870


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


zeromq was updated to fix one security issue and one non-security bug.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- CVE-2014-9721: zeromq protocol downgrade attack on sockets using the ZMTP v3 protocol (boo#931978)

The following bug was fixed :

- boo#912460: avoid curve test to hang for ppc ppc64 ppc64le architectures

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-2015-499=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-499=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-499=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 1.0 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-1.0-2015-499=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85870

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1510-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/09/09

Modified: 2016/04/05

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:suse_linux:libzmq3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libzmq3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:zeromq-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/08/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9721