SUSE SLED12 Security Update : zziplib (SUSE-SU-2017:1095-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99653


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for zziplib fixes the following issues: Secuirty issues fixed :

- CVE-2017-5974: heap-based buffer overflow in
__zzip_get32 (fetch.c) (bsc#1024517)

- CVE-2017-5975: heap-based buffer overflow in
__zzip_get64 (fetch.c) (bsc#1024528)

- CVE-2017-5976: heap-based buffer overflow in zzip_mem_entry_extra_block (memdisk.c) (bsc#1024531)

- CVE-2017-5977: invalid memory read in zzip_mem_entry_extra_block (memdisk.c) (bsc#1024534)

- CVE-2017-5978: out of bounds read in zzip_mem_entry_new (memdisk.c) (bsc#1024533)

- CVE-2017-5979: NULL pointer dereference in prescan_entry (fseeko.c) (bsc#1024535)

- CVE-2017-5980: NULL pointer dereference in zzip_mem_entry_new (memdisk.c) (bsc#1024536)

- CVE-2017-5981: assertion failure in seeko.c (bsc#1024539)

- NULL pointer dereference in main (unzzipcat-mem.c) (bsc#1024532)

- NULL pointer dereference in main (unzzipcat.c) (bsc#1024537)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP2-2017-638=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2017-638=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-638=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-638=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-638=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-638=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99653

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1095-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/04/25

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND


Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libzzip-0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libzzip-0-13-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:zziplib-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5974, CVE-2017-5975, CVE-2017-5976, CVE-2017-5977, CVE-2017-5978, CVE-2017-5979, CVE-2017-5980, CVE-2017-5981

OSVDB: 151812, 151813, 151814, 151816, 151817, 151818, 151820, 152061