openSUSE Security Update : festival (openSUSE-SU-2010:0756-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50317


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


festival_server uses an unsafe LD_LIBRARY_PATH. Local users could exploit that to execute code as another user if that user runs festival_server. CVE-2010-3996 has been assigned to this issue.


Update the affected festival packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50317

File Name: suse_11_2_festival-101021.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/24

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:festival, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:festival-devel, 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: 2010/10/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3996