SuSE9 Security Update : bind (YOU Patch Number 12060)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 41191

Synopsis

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

Description

Certain input data could trigger a buffer overflow in the 'inet_network' function of libbind. Applications that use this function could therefore potentially be crashed or exploited to execute arbitrary code. Bind itself is not affected though.
(CVE-2008-0122)

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12060.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-0122.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41191

File Name: suse9_12060.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Updated: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

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: 2008/01/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0122

CWE: 189