SuSE 11.1 Security Update : libxcrypt (SAT Patch Number 5041)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 56018


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


The security update for CVE-2011-2483 broke changing blowfish passwords if compat mode was turned on (default). This update fixes the regression.


Apply SAT patch number 5041.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56018

File Name: suse_11_libxcrypt-110824.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/31/2011

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libxcrypt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libxcrypt-32bit, 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: 8/24/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2483