SUSE SLES11 Security Update : openwsman (SUSE-SU-2019:13981-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 122945



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


This update for openwsman fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2019-3816: Fixed a vulnerability in openwsmand deamon which could lead to arbitary file disclosure (bsc#1122623).

CVE-2019-3833: Fixed a vulnerability in process_connection() which could allow an attacker to trigger an infinite loop which leads to Denial of Service (bsc#1122623).

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.


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-openwsman-13981=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-openwsman-13981=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-openwsman-13981=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122945

File Name: suse_SU-2019-13981-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/19/2019

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libwsman1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openwsman-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openwsman-server, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/18/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3816, CVE-2019-3833