SuSE9 Security Update : Linux kernel (YOU Patch Number 12487)

high Nessus Plugin ID 41322
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update fixes a single critical security issue in the SUSE Linux Enterprise 9 kernel.

- A missing check in the MSG_PROBE handling can be used to execute privileges to root. (CVE-2009-2698)

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12487.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2698.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41322

File Name: suse9_12487.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/24/2009

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2698