SuSE 10 Security Update : enscript (ZYPP Patch Number 5715)

high Nessus Plugin ID 34708

Synopsis

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

Description

This update of enscript fixes buffer overflows in the setfilename (CVE-2008-3863), process_file and read_special_escape function that can be exploited during file processing.

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 5715.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-3863.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34708

File Name: suse_enscript-5715.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/6/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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: 10/29/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3863

CWE: 119