openSUSE 10 Security Update : links (links-2292)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27342


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Malicious websites could abuse smb:// URLs to read or write arbitrary files of the user (CVE-2006-5925). Therefore this update disables SMB support in links.


Update the affected links package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27342

File Name: suse_links-2292.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: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:links, 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: 2006/11/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5925