SuSE9 Security Update : gnome-vfs (YOU Patch Number 10009)

high Nessus Plugin ID 41068
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

This update fixes the following security problems :

- The VFS scripts contained in GNOME are vulnerable to attacks on temporary files as well as command execution via shell meta-characters. These bugs can be exploited by accessing a malformated archive file. (CVE-2004-0494)

- Insufficient checks when processing CDDB queries could lead to buffer and integer overflows. (CVE-2005-0706)

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 10009.

See Also

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2004-0494/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2005-0706/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41068

File Name: suse9_10009.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

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: 4/14/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0494, CVE-2005-0706