OpenSUSE Linux update for nmap

Published: 2019-05-14 11:56:51 | Updated: 2019-05-14
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-15173
CVSSv3 6.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-121
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Opensuse
Vulnerable software versions Opensuse 42.3
Vendor URL Novell

Security Advisory

1) Stack-based buffer overflow

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause DoS condition on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to stack-based buffer overflow when the -sV option is used. A remote unauthenticated attacker can supply a specially crafted TCP-based service, trigger memory corruption and cause the service to crash.

Remediation

Update the affected packages.

External links

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-05/msg00028.html

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