SuSE 11 Security Update : openslp (SAT Patch Number 3317)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 50954

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Synopsis

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

Description

The openslp daemon could run into an endless loop when receiving specially crafted packets. (CVE-2010-3609)

Additionally the following non-security bugs were fixed :

- 564504: Fix handling of DA answers if both active and passive DA detection is off

- 597215: Add configuration options to openSLP:
net.slp.DASyncReg makes slpd query statically configured DAs for registrations, net.slp.isDABackup enables periodic writing of remote registrations to a backup file which is also read on startup. Both options can be used to decrease the time between the start of the slpd daemon and slpd knowing all registrations.

- 601002: reduce CPU usage spikes on machines with many connections by using the kernel netlink interface instead of reading the /proc filesystem.

- 626444: Standard compliance was fixed by stripping leading and trailing white spaces when doing string comparisons of scopes.

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 3317.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=564504

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=597215

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=601002

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=626444

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=642571

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-3609.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50954

File Name: suse_11_openslp-101013.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/2/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:openslp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:openslp-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:openslp-server, 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: 10/13/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3609