SuSE 10 Security Update : xscreensaver (ZYPP Patch Number 5334)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Following security problem is fixed by this patch :

- When getpwuid() fails (due to dropped network on NIS
accounts) fail instead of silently disabling locking
(and just blanking). (CVE-2008-1683)

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5334.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33743 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0887

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