SuSE 10 Security Update : gv (ZYPP Patch Number 2267)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29454


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


A stackoverflow in the postscript viewer gv could be used to exploited to execute code, if the user could be tricked into viewing a prepared postscript file. (CVE-2006-5864)


Apply ZYPP patch number 2267.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29454

File Name: suse_gv-2267.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/11/13

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5864