openSUSE Security Update : iperf (openSUSE-2016-1006)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93066


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


iperf was updated to the the following vulnerability :

- CVE-2016-4303: A malicious client could have triggered a buffer overflow / heap corruption issue by sending a specially crafted JSON string, and possibly execute arbitrary code (boo#984453)


Update the affected iperf packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93066

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1006.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/22

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:iperf, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:iperf-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:iperf-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:iperf-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libiperf0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libiperf0-debuginfo, 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: 2016/08/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4303