SUSE SLED11 Security Update : cabextract (SUSE-SU-2015:2131-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87122


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


This security update fixes the following issues :

- Fix possible infinite loop caused DoS (bsc919283, CVE-2014-9556)

- Fix zero dereference (bsc#934524, CVE-2014-9732)

- Fix off by one (bsc#934527, CVE-2015-4470)

- Fix buffer under-read crash (bsc#934528, CVE-2015-4471)

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 Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-cabextract-12233=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-cabextract-12233=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-cabextract-12233=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-cabextract-12233=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87122

File Name: suse_SU-2015-2131-1.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/12/01

Updated: 2019/09/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cabextract, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/11/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/02/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9556, CVE-2014-9732, CVE-2015-4470, CVE-2015-4471

BID: 71851, 72474, 72487, 72492