openSUSE 10 Security Update : gnome-screensaver (gnome-screensaver-5175)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 33215


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


An attacker could log in without a valid password if the NIS server is down. (CVE-2008-0887)


Update the affected gnome-screensaver package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33215

File Name: suse_gnome-screensaver-5175.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/06/18

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gnome-screensaver, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/04/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0887