SuSE9 Security Update : enscript (YOU Patch Number 9867)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41347


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


- Unsanitised input can caues the execution of arbitrary commands via EPSF pipe support. This has been disabled, also upstream. (CVE-2004-1184)

- Due to missing sanitising of filenames it is possible that a specially crafted filename can cause arbitrary commands to be executed. (CVE-2004-1185)

- Multiple buffer overflows can cause the program to crash. (CVE-2004-1186)


Apply YOU patch number 9867.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41347

File Name: suse9_9867.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: 2005/02/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1184, CVE-2004-1185, CVE-2004-1186