SuSE9 Security Update : xsupplicant (YOU Patch Number 11386)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41112


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


xsupplicant has been upgraded to version 1.2.8, which includes bugfixes and one security fix :

- A post-authentication stack overflow in the EAP handling could be used by already authenticated attacker to overflow a stack buffer and so potentially execute code.


Apply YOU patch number 11386.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41112

File Name: suse9_11386.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

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

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: 2007/01/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5601