SuSE 10 Security Update : xsupplicant (ZYPP Patch Number 2455)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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

- 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.
(CVE-2006-5601)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-5601.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 2455.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29612 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5601

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