openSUSE 10 Security Update : librpcsecgss (librpcsecgss-4600)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 28176


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a security problem in the librpcsecgss library used by NFSv4 also found in krb5. A invalid packet could underflow and potentially cause memory corruption and code execution.


Update the affected librpcsecgss package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 28176

File Name: suse_librpcsecgss-4600.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/12/2007

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:librpcsecgss, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/25/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3999

CWE: 20, 119

TRA: TRA-2007-07