SuSE 10 Security Update : netatalk (ZYPP Patch Number 5983)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41563


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of netatalk adds a filter for characters of user-supplied data to papd. Prior to this update it was possible to execute arbitrary shell commands remotely. (CVE-2008-5718)


Apply ZYPP patch number 5983.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41563

File Name: suse_netatalk-5983.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/02/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5718

CWE: 78