openSUSE Security Update : libksba (openSUSE-2016-624)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91289


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for libksba fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

- boo#979261: OOB read access bugs remote DoS

- CVE-2016-4574: off-by-one OOB read access (incomplete fix for CVE-2016-4356)


Update the affected libksba packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91289

File Name: openSUSE-2016-624.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/05/23

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libksba-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libksba-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libksba8, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libksba8-debuginfo, 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: 2016/05/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4356, CVE-2016-4574