SUSE SLES10 Security Update : OFED (SUSE-SU-2013:0713-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

rds-ping in the OFED stack could have triggered a kernel BUG, which
could have caused a local denial of service attack. (CVE-2012-2372)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?2efc0d7f
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2372.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/767610
http://www.nessus.org/u?e1cbd42a

Solution :

Update the affected OFED packages

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83581 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54062

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2372

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