openSUSE 10 Security Update : NX (NX-4952)

High Nessus Plugin ID 30121


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes various Xserver security issues that are also present in NX :

XInput Extension Memory Corruption Vulnerability [IDEF2888 CVE-2007-6427].

TOG-CUP Extension Memory Corruption Vulnerability [IDEF2901 CVE-2007-6428].

EVI Extension Integer Overflow Vulnerability [IDEF2902 CVE-2007-6429].

MIT-SHM Extension Integer Overflow Vulnerability [IDEF2904 CVE-2007-6429].


Update the affected NX package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 30121

File Name: suse_NX-4952.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/01/29

Modified: 2016/12/22

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:NX, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, 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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/01/28

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6427, CVE-2007-6428, CVE-2007-6429

CWE: 189, 362, 399