SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 7112)

High Nessus Plugin ID 49872


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


This SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP3 kernel was updated to fix various bugs and one security issue.

- The nfswaiton_request function in fs/nfs/pagelist.c in the Linux kernel allowed attackers to cause a denial of service (Oops) via unknown vectors related to truncating a file and an operation that is not interruptible. This has been fixed. (CVE-2010-1087)


Apply ZYPP patch number 7112.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 49872

File Name: suse_kernel-7112.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/11

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 2010/08/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1087