SuSE 10 Security Update : gnome-screensaver (ZYPP Patch Number 5179)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 33251


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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


Apply ZYPP patch number 5179.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33251

File Name: suse_gnome-screensaver-5179.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/06/24

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/04/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0887