SuSE9 Security Update : ncpfs (YOU Patch Number 9805)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41344


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


This update fixes the following security issues :

- a buffer overflow in ncplogin and ncpmap. Both applications are installed setuid-root on SuSE Linux, but only users of group 'trusted' are allowed to execute the binaries. If successfully exploited this vulnerabilities could be used to gain local root access.

- missing file permisions checks for ~/.nwclient.

- a buffer overflow in ncplogin. (CVE-2005-0014)

This update also fixes the following non-security issues :

- On SLES9 translations for several languages have been added


Apply YOU patch number 9805.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41344

File Name: suse9_9805.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: 2005/01/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0013, CVE-2005-0014