SuSE9 Security Update : gedit (YOU Patch Number 10253)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 41075


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


Gedit had a format string bug in the filename handling, potentially allowing an attacker to execute arbitrary code. This bug has been fixed. (CVE-2005-1686)


Apply YOU patch number 10253.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 41075

File Name: suse9_10253.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 2005/06/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1686