SuSE9 Security Update : heimdal (YOU Patch Number 12015)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 41174


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


This update fixes a software bug due to calling free(3) on an uninitialized pointer. The bug can be triggered remotely, the impact is currently unknown. (CVE-2007-5939)


Apply YOU patch number 12015.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41174

File Name: suse9_12015.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/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: 2007/12/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5939

CWE: 119