SuSE 10 Security Update : screen (ZYPP Patch Number 2199)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 29578


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


A special formed UTF-8 sequence in text could be used to crash the terminal multitasker screen by overwriting memory in the heap. This is potentially exploitable to execute code. (CVE-2006-4573)


Apply ZYPP patch number 2199.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 29578

File Name: suse_screen-2199.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 2006/10/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4573