openSUSE Security Update : karchive (openSUSE-2016-904)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92594


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for karchive fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-6232: A remote attacker could have been able to overwrite arbitrary files when tricking the user into downloading KDE extras such as wallpapers or Plasma Applets (boo#989698)


Update the affected karchive packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92594

File Name: openSUSE-2016-904.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/07/28

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:P/A:N


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:karchive-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:karchive-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:karchive-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libKF5Archive5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libKF5Archive5-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libKF5Archive5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libKF5Archive5-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2, 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: 2016/07/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6232