SuSE 11 Security Update : perl-HTML-Parser (SAT Patch Number 1495)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 43084


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


Specially crafted HTML documents could cause perl-HTML-Parser to run into an endless loop. (CVE-2009-3627)


Apply SAT patch number 1495.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 43084

File Name: suse_11_perl-HTML-Parser-091030.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/12/09

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:perl-HTML-Parser, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3627

CWE: 20