SuSE 11.1 Security Update : sysconfig (SAT Patch Number 5618)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

sysconfig hook script for NetworkManager did not properly quote shell
meta characters when processing ESSIDs. Specially crafted network
names could have therefore lead to execution of shell code.

In addition, the following non-security bugs were fixed :

- 580018: ip addr flush $ifname causes vanishing

- 697929: ipv6, rcnetwork returns before dad completed

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 5618.

Risk factor :


Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57597 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4182

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