SuSE 10 Security Update : file (ZYPP Patch Number 3755)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29428


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


This update fixes an integer overflow in function file_printf() of file. This bug can be used to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2007-2799)


Apply ZYPP patch number 3755.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29428

File Name: suse_file-3755.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

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

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: 2007/06/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2799

CWE: 189