SuSE 11 Security Update : cpio (SAT Patch Number 2198)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50899


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


- This update fixes a heap-based buffer overflow flaw that can happen while expanding specially crafted archive files. (CVE-2010-0624)

- This updates Dat160 Tape Drive density information (bnc#415166)


Apply SAT patch number 2198.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50899

File Name: suse_11_cpio-100328.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/02

Modified: 2014/08/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:cpio, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:cpio-lang, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/03/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0624