openSUSE Security Update : libarchive (openSUSE-2016-770)

high Nessus Plugin ID 91866

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

libarchive was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2016-4809: Memory allocation error with gigantic symbolic links in cpio archives (bsc#984990).

Solution

Update the affected libarchive packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=984990

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91866

File Name: openSUSE-2016-770.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/28/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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:bsdtar, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bsdtar-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libarchive-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libarchive-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libarchive13, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libarchive13-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libarchive13-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libarchive13-debuginfo-32bit, 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: 6/24/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4809