openSUSE 10 Security Update : xsupplicant (xsupplicant-2459)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

xsupplicant has been upgraded to version 1.2.8, which includes
bugfixes and one security fix :

CVE-2006-5601: A post-authentication stack overflow in the EAP
handling could be used by already authenticated attacker to overflow a
stackbuffer and so potentially execute code.

Solution :

Update the affected xsupplicant package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27502 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5601

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