openSUSE Security Update : openslp (openSUSE-2016-1262)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94531


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This update for openslp fixes two security issues and two bugs.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2016-4912: A remote attacker could have crashed the server with a large number of packages (bsc#980722)

- CVE-2016-7567: A remote attacker could cause a memory corruption having unspecified impact (bsc#1001600)

The following bugfix changes are included :

- bsc#994989: Removed convenience code as changes bytes in the message buffer breaking the verification code

- bsc#974655: Removed no longer needed slpd init file

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected openslp packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94531

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1262.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/04

Modified: 2017/01/30

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:openslp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openslp-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openslp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openslp-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openslp-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openslp-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openslp-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openslp-server-debuginfo, 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: 2016/11/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4912, CVE-2016-7567