openSUSE 10 Security Update : libexiv2 (libexiv2-4850)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29787


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Specially crafted files could trigger an integer overflow in libexiv2 (CVE-2007-6353).


Update the affected libexiv2 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29787

File Name: suse_libexiv2-4850.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/24

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexiv2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexiv2-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2007/12/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6353

CWE: 189