openSUSE 10 Security Update : mtr (mtr-5289)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 33386


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a stack based buffer overflow which could potentially be exploited by a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code (CVE-2008-2357).


Update the affected mtr packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33386

File Name: suse_mtr-5289.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/07/02

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mtr, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mtr-gtk, 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: 2008/05/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2357

CWE: 119