Slackware 13.1 / current : shadow (SSA:2011-086-03)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 54899


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New shadow packages are available for Slackware 13.1 and -current to fix a security issue.


Update the affected shadow package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 54899

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2011-086-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/05/28

Modified: 2014/12/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:shadow, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/03/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0721

BID: 46426

OSVDB: 70895

SSA: 2011-086-03