SuSE 10 Security Update : quota (ZYPP Patch Number 8255)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The quota package was updated to fix an issue with tcp_wrappers, where
hosts.allow/deny files would have not been correctly honored.
(CVE-2012-3417)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3417.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 8255.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61771 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3417

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