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

High Nessus Plugin ID 34708


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


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.


Apply ZYPP patch number 5715.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34708

File Name: suse_enscript-5715.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/11/06

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.6

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2008/10/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3863

CWE: 119