openSUSE 10 Security Update : silc-toolkit (silc-toolkit-5094)

High Nessus Plugin ID 31458


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of silc-toolkit fixes a stack-based buffer overflow in the silc_fingerprint() function which can possibly exploited to execute arbitrary code remotely. (CVE-2008-1227)


Update the affected silc-toolkit packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 31458

File Name: suse_silc-toolkit-5094.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/03/13

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:silc-toolkit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:silc-toolkit-devel, 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: 2008/03/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1227

CWE: 119