SuSE9 Security Update : man (YOU Patch Number 11492)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41126


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: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

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: 2007/04/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4250