SuSE 10 Security Update : netatalk (ZYPP Patch Number 5983)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update of netatalk adds a filter for characters of user-supplied
data to papd. Prior to this update it was possible to execute
arbitrary shell commands remotely. (CVE-2008-5718)

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5983.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41563 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5718

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