SuSE 10 Security Update : rsh (ZYPP Patch Number 5589)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41583


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


in.rexecd was not using the system wide limits, potentially allowing remote rexec users to exhaust all system resources.

This patch fixes it.


Apply ZYPP patch number 5589.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41583

File Name: suse_rsh-5589.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 2008/09/05