SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : mipv6d (SAT Patch Numbers 3048 / 3049)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 50949


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


The following issues have been fixed :

- 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.


Apply SAT patch number 3048 / 3049 as appropriate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 50949

File Name: suse_11_mipv6d-100901.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:mipv6d, 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: 2010/09/01

Reference Information

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