SuSE 11.1 Security Update : radvd (SAT Patch Number 5397)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of radvd fixes the following security flaws :

- arbitrary file overwrite flaw through unsanitized
interface names (CVE-2011-3602),

- missing return value checks in privsep_init() which
could cause radvd to keep running with root privileges
(CVE-2011-3603),

- buffer overread flaws in the process_ra() function
(CVE-2011-3604),

- temporary denial of service flaw triggered by a flood of
ND_ROUTER_SOLICIT (CVE-2011-3605)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=721968
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3601.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3602.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3603.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3604.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3605.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 5397.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57133 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3601
CVE-2011-3602
CVE-2011-3603
CVE-2011-3604
CVE-2011-3605

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