openSUSE Security Update : libHX18 (openSUSE-SU-2010:0723-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 49976


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a heap-based buffer overflow in HX_split() of libHX.


Update the affected libHX18 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 49976

File Name: suse_11_2_libHX18-100823.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/14

Modified: 2014/06/13

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libHX18, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libHX18-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/08/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2947