SuSE 10 Security Update : man (ZYPP Patch Number 3101)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29520


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


A heap-based buffer overflow in the 'man' command could potentially be exploited by users to run code as root. (CVE-2006-4250)


Apply ZYPP patch number 3101.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29520

File Name: suse_man-3101.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/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: 2007/04/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4250