openSUSE Security Update : mipv6d (openSUSE-SU-2010:0736-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 50017


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


the mipv6 daemon did not check the origin of netlink messages, therefore allowing local users to spoof messages (CVE-2010-2522).
remote attackers could cause buffer overflows in mipv6d (CVE-2010-2523).


Update the affected mipv6d package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 50017

File Name: suse_11_2_mipv6d-100910.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/18

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:mipv6d, 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: 2010/09/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2522, CVE-2010-2523