openSUSE 10 Security Update : ndiswrapper (ndiswrapper-5833)

High Nessus Plugin ID 35039


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The ndiswrapper was updated to fix multiple buffer overflows that can be exploited over a connected WLAN by using long ESSID stings.


Update the affected ndiswrapper packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35039

File Name: suse_ndiswrapper-5833.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/12/05

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ndiswrapper, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ndiswrapper-kmp-bigsmp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ndiswrapper-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ndiswrapper-kmp-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ndiswrapper-kmp-xenpae, 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: 2008/11/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4395

CWE: 119