SuSE 10 Security Update : festival (ZYPP Patch Number 4378)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

The festival daemon runs as root. The default config doesn't have a
password set. A local attacker could therefore connect to the daemon
to have commands executed as root. (CVE-2007-4074)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-4074.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 4378.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29424 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4074

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