SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 / openSUSE 15 Security Update : testng (SUSE-SU-2023:1690-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 173735


The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.


The remote SUSE Linux SLED15 / SLES15 / openSUSE 15 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2023:1690-1 advisory.

- A vulnerability was found in cbeust testng. It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is the function testngXmlExistsInJar of the file testng- core/src/main/java/org/testng/ of the component XML File Parser. The manipulation leads to path traversal. The attack can be launched remotely. The name of the patch is 9150736cd2c123a6a3b60e6193630859f9f0422b. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue. The associated identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-214027. (CVE-2022-4065)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected testng and / or testng-javadoc packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity : High

ID : 173735

File Name : suse_SU-2023-1690-1.nasl

Version : 1.0

Type : local

Agent : unix

Published : 3/31/2023

Updated : 3/31/2023

Supported Sensors : Agentless Assessment , Frictionless Assessment Agent , Frictionless Assessment AWS , Frictionless Assessment Azure , Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor : Medium

Score : 6.7


Risk Factor : High

Base Score : 7.2

Temporal Score : 5.3

Vector : AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector : E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source : CVE-2022-4065


Risk Factor : High

Base Score : 7.8

Temporal Score : 6.8

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

Temporal Vector : E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE : p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:testng , cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Ease : No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date : 3/29/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date : 11/19/2022

Reference Information

CVE : CVE-2022-4065

SuSE : SUSE-SU-2023:1690-1