SuSE 10 Security Update : Kerberos 5 (ZYPP Patch Number 6775)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 44093


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


Specially crafted AES and RC4 packets could allow unauthenticated remote attackers to trigger an integer overflow leads to heap memory corruption (CVE-2009-4212). This has been fixed.


Apply ZYPP patch number 6775.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 44093

File Name: suse_krb5-6775.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/01/20

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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: 2010/01/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4212

CWE: 189