SuSE9 Security Update : man (YOU Patch Number 11492)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 41126
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VPR Score: 6.3


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


A heap-based buffer overflow in the 'man' command could potentially be exploited by users to run code as root. (CVE-2006-4250)


Apply YOU patch number 11492.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41126

File Name: suse9_11492.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.3

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: 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: 4/19/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4250