openSUSE Security Update : hawk2 (openSUSE-2021-147)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 145339
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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for hawk2 fixes the following issues :

hawk2 was updated to version 2.4.0+git.1611141202.2fe6369e.

Security issue fixed :

- Fixed another possible code execution vulnerability in the controller code (bsc#1179998).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected hawk2 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 145339

File Name: openSUSE-2021-147.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/25/2021

Updated: 1/25/2021

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hawk2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hawk2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hawk2-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/24/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/12/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-35458