This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.
The following perf tool bugs have been fixed :
- it was issuing excessive number of gettimeofday calls
creating noise when trying to measure performance.
- it would consider a file named 'config' in the
current-working-directory as containing perf
configuration data, this fact could be exploited by a
malicious user. (bnc#711414, CVE-2011-2905)
See also :
Apply SAT patch number 5417.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2