SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : kdenetwork (SAT Patch Numbers 3563 / 3564)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51199


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


This update of kdenetwork fixes several bugs, the security related issues are :

- The 'name' attribute of the 'file' element of metalink files is not properly sanitised this can be exploited to download files to arbitrary directories. (CVE-2010-1000:
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N):

- The included libgadu version allowed remote servers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a buffer over-read. (CVE-2008-4776: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P): CWE-119)

Non-security issues :

- kopete: ICQ login broken; login server changed.

- kopete cant connect to yahoo. (bnc#516347)


Apply SAT patch number 3563 / 3564 as appropriate.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 51199

File Name: suse_11_kde4-kdnssd-101119.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/16

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kde4-kget, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kde4-knewsticker, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kde4-kopete, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kde4-kppp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kde4-krdc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kde4-krfb, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kdenetwork4-filesharing, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kget, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kopete, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kppp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:krdc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:krfb, 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: 2010/11/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4776, CVE-2010-1000

CWE: 119