SuSE 10 Security Update : xsupplicant (ZYPP Patch Number 2455)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29612


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


xsupplicant has been upgraded to version 1.2.8, which includes bugfixes and one security fix :

- A post-authentication stack overflow in the EAP handling could be used by already authenticated attacker to overflow a stackbuffer and so potentially execute code.


Apply ZYPP patch number 2455.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29612

File Name: suse_xsupplicant-2455.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/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: 2007/01/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5601