SuSE9 Security Update : ethereal (YOU Patch Number 12485)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41321


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


Flaws in the AFS dissector allowed attackers to crash ethereal via specially crafted network traffic have been fixed. (CVE-2009-2562)


Apply YOU patch number 12485.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41321

File Name: suse9_12485.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: 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: 2009/08/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2562