openSUSE Security Update : swfdec (swfdec-524)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40141


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The free Flash decoder engine 'swfdec' was updated to version 0.6.8 to fix lots of crashers which are likely security relevant and could be exploited to remotely execute code. (CVE-2008-3796)


Update the affected swfdec packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40141

File Name: suse_11_0_swfdec-090212.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:swfdec, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:swfdec-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2009/02/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3796

CWE: 20