SuSE 10 Security Update : ndiswrapper (ZYPP Patch Number 5834)

High Nessus Plugin ID 51757


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


The ndiswrapper was updated to fix multiple buffer overflows that can be exploited over a connected WLAN by using long ESSID stings.


Apply ZYPP patch number 5834.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 51757

File Name: suse_ndiswrapper-5834.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/01/27

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2008/11/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4395

CWE: 119