SuSE 10 Security Update : festival (ZYPP Patch Number 4378)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 29424


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


The festival daemon runs as root. The default config doesn't have a password set. A local attacker could therefore connect to the daemon to have commands executed as root. (CVE-2007-4074)


Apply ZYPP patch number 4378.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 29424

File Name: suse_festival-4378.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/09/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4074

CWE: 16