openSUSE 10 Security Update : file (file-3033)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27214


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


An integer underflow within the ELF header parsing has been fixed which could lead to arbitrary code execution. CVE-2007-1536 has been assigned to this issue.


Update the affected file packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27214

File Name: suse_file-3033.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:file, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:file-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:file-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/03/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1536