openSUSE 10 Security Update : boost (boost-4946)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 31451


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Certain regular expressions could cause the boost library to crash (CVE-2008-0171, CVE-2008-0172).


Update the affected boost packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 31451

File Name: suse_boost-4946.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/03/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:boost, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:boost-devel, 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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/01/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0171, CVE-2008-0172

CWE: 20