openSUSE Security Update : libidn (openSUSE-2016-925)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92743


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This libidn update to version 1.33 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2015-8948, CVE-2016-6262: Fixed an out-of-bounds-read when reading one zero byte as input (bsc#990189).

- CVE-2016-6263: Fixed stringprep_utf8_nfkc_normalize to reject invalid UTF-8 (bsc#boo#990191).

Included bugfixes :

- Fixed crash in idna_to_unicode_8z8z and idna_to_unicode_8zlz (introduced in 1.31).

- API and ABI is backwards compatible with the previous version.

- Update gpg keyring


Update the affected libidn packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92743

File Name: openSUSE-2016-925.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/05

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libidn-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libidn-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libidn-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libidn-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libidn11, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libidn11-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libidn11-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libidn11-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: 2016/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8948, CVE-2016-6262, CVE-2016-6263