SuSE 10 Security Update : librpcsecgss (ZYPP Patch Number 4601)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 29510
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Synopsis

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

Description

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.
(CVE-2007-3999)

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 4601.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-3999.html

https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2007-07

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 29510

File Name: suse_librpcsecgss-4601.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/13/2007

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: 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: 10/25/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/5/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3999

TRA: TRA-2007-07

CWE: 20, 119