openSUSE 10 Security Update : netatalk (netatalk-5989)

High Nessus Plugin ID 35646


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of netatalk adds a filter for characters of user-supplied data to papd. Prior to this update it was possible to execute arbitrary shell commands remotely. (CVE-2008-5718)


Update the affected netatalk packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35646

File Name: suse_netatalk-5989.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/02/12

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:netatalk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:netatalk-devel, 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: 2009/02/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5718

CWE: 78