openSUSE Security Update : nghttp2 (openSUSE-2016-314)

low Nessus Plugin ID 89812
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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for nghttp2 fixes the following vulnerabilities :

- CVE-2016-1544: A malicious remote attacker could have caused an Out of memory condition due to unlimited incoming HTTP header fields (boo#966514)


Update the affected nghttp2 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 89812

File Name: openSUSE-2016-314.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/10/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

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


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libnghttp2-14, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libnghttp2-14-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libnghttp2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libnghttp2_asio-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libnghttp2_asio1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libnghttp2_asio1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nghttp2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nghttp2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nghttp2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-nghttp2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-nghttp2-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/7/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/6/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1544