SuSE9 Security Update : OpenSSH (YOU Patch Number 12257)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41244


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


Due to a faulty signal handler repeated login attempts could exhaust the maximum allowed connections and prevent further logins.


Apply YOU patch number 12257.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41244

File Name: suse9_12257.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 2008/09/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4109

CWE: 264