SuSE 10 Security Update : w3m (ZYPP Patch Number 2439)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29594


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


A format string problem in w3m -dump / -backend mode could be used by a malicious server to crash w3m or execute code. (CVE-2006-6772)


Apply ZYPP patch number 2439.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29594

File Name: suse_w3m-2439.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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: 2007/01/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-6772

CWE: 134