SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 7763 / 7766 / 7767)

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

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP2 kernel has been updated to fix a
critical security issue.

- Incorrect strncpy usage in the network listening part of
the iscsi target driver could have been used by remote
attackers to crash the kernel or execute code.

This required the iscsi target running on the machine
and the attacker able to make a network connection to it
(aka not filtered by firewalls).

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 7763 / 7766 / 7767 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.9

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66742 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2850

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