SuSE 11.1 Security Update : tftp (SAT Patch Number 4786)

High Nessus Plugin ID 55503


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


Malicious clients could overflow a buffer in tftpd by specifying a large value for the utimeout option. (CVE-2011-2199)


Apply SAT patch number 4786.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55503

File Name: suse_11_tftp-110624.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/07/05

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:tftp, 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: 2011/06/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2199