openSUSE 10 Security Update : arts (arts-1670)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27154


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The KDE soundserver aRts lacked checks around some setuid() calls.
This could potentially be used by a local attacker to gain root privileges. (CVE-2006-2916)


Update the affected arts packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27154

File Name: suse_arts-1670.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:arts, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:arts-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/06/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2916