SuSE 10 Security Update : heartbeat (ZYPP Patch Number 1978)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29459


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


This update fixes both a local and a remote denial of service attack within heartbeat, as well as numerous other bugs in the messaging and membership layer, GUI, Cluster Resource Manager, Local Resource Manager and Resource Agents.


Apply ZYPP patch number 1978.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29459

File Name: suse_heartbeat-1978.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 2006/08/15