SuSE 11 Security Update : systemtap (SAT Patch Number 2579)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 50961


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


This update of systemtab fixes a shell meta character injection vulnerability that allows remote users to execute arbitrary commands with the privileges of the stap-server. (CVE-2009-4273)

Additionally, a remote denial of service bug in the _getargv() function has been fixed. (CVE-2010-0411)


Apply SAT patch number 2579.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 50961

File Name: suse_11_systemtap-100623.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/02

Modified: 2016/12/21

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:systemtap, 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: 2010/06/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4273, CVE-2010-0411

CWE: 94, 189