SuSE 10 Security Update : the Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 7133)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 49873


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


This SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP3 kernel update contains several bug fixes and fixes for the following security issues :

- the stack of a process could grow into other mapped areas, therefore overwriting memory instead of terminating the process. (CVE-2010-2240)

- specially crafted requests could crash an NFSv4 server.


Apply ZYPP patch number 7133.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 49873

File Name: suse_kernel-7133.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/11/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: 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: 8/25/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2240, CVE-2010-2521