SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : libHX13 (SAT Patch Numbers 2979 / 2980)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 50928


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


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


Apply SAT patch number 2979 / 2980 as appropriate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 50928

File Name: suse_11_libHX13-100823.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/02

Modified: 2013/10/25

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:suse_linux:11:libHX13, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libHX13-32bit, 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: 2010/08/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2947