SuSE9 Security Update : texinfo (YOU Patch Number 11299)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41105


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


Specially crafted texinfo files could crash texinfo utilities like texi2dvi and potentially execute code. (CVE-2006-4810)


Apply YOU patch number 11299.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41105

File Name: suse9_11299.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/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: 2006/12/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4810