openSUSE Security Update : uvcvideo-kmp-bigsmp (uvcvideo-kmp-bigsmp-148)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 40145


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The kernel driver uvcvideo was vulnerable to a buffer overflow in format descriptor parsing. (CVE-2008-3496)


Update the affected uvcvideo-kmp-bigsmp packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 40145

File Name: suse_11_0_uvcvideo-kmp-bigsmp-080818.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:uvcvideo-kmp-debug, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:uvcvideo-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:uvcvideo-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:uvcvideo-kmp-xen, 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: 2008/08/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3496

CWE: 119