SuSE 11.3 Security Update : xinetd (SAT Patch Number 9021)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

The multiplexing system xinetd was updated to fix security issues and
a bug.

Security issues fixed :

- xinetd ignores user and group directives for tcpmux
services. (CVE-2013-4342)

- xinetd enables all services when tcp multiplexing is
used. Bug fixed:. (CVE-2012-0862)

- Services started by xinetd were limited to 1024 open
file descriptors. (bnc#855685)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=762294
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=844230
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=855685
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0862.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4342.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 9021.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73287 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0862
CVE-2013-4342

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