SuSE 10 Security Update : sysconfig (ZYPP Patch Number 7892)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The following bug has been fixed :

- 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.
(CVE-2011-4182)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-4182.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7892.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57872 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4182

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