SuSE9 Security Update : Red Carpet (YOU Patch Number 11461)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41119


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


This update fixes a bug in the HTTP header parsing code of the included libsoup. This bug makes rcd vulnerable to a remote denial-of-service attack. (CVE-2006-5876)


Apply YOU patch number 11461.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41119

File Name: suse9_11461.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: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 2007/03/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5876