openSUSE 10 Security Update : texinfo (texinfo-2264)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27467


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Specially crafted texinfo files could crash texinfo utilities.


Update the affected texinfo package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27467

File Name: suse_texinfo-2264.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: 4.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:texinfo, 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: 2006/11/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4810