openSUSE 10 Security Update : openwsman (openwsman-5241)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update provides a fix for the included shttpd web-server to patch
a buffer overflow vulnerability in the HTTP request parser. This bug
can only be exploited by authenticated users to execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the openwsman/shttp daemon. (CVE-2008-2097)

Solution :

Update the affected openwsman packages.

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: 33088 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2097

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