SuSE 11.1 Security Update : pam (SAT Patch Number 5342)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57126


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


The pam_env module is vulnerable to a stack overflow (CVE-2011-3148) and a DoS condition (CVE-2011-3149) when parsing users .pam_environment files. Additionally a missing return value check inside pam_xauth has been fixed. (CVE-2010-3316)


Apply SAT patch number 5342.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57126

File Name: suse_11_pam-111025.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:pam, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:pam-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:pam-doc, 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: 2011/10/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3316, CVE-2011-3148, CVE-2011-3149