openSUSE 10 Security Update : unrar (unrar-2996)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27473


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a stack-absed buffer overflow in unrar that can be exploited with user-assistence by sending a password-protected archive. (CVE-2007-0855)


Update the affected unrar package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27473

File Name: suse_unrar-2996.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: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:unrar, 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: 2007/03/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0855