Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : openslp (MDKSA-2005:055)

High Nessus Plugin ID 17333


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


An audit by the SUSE Security Team of critical parts of the OpenSLP package revealed various buffer overflow and out of bounds memory access issues. These problems can be triggered by remote attackers by sending malformed SLP packets.

The packages have been patched to prevent these problems.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 17333

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-055.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/03/16

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openslp1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openslp1-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenslp1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenslp1-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openslp, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/03/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0769

MDKSA: 2005:055