SuSE 11.1 Security Update : popt (SAT Patch Number 5256)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57128


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


Specially crafted RPM packages could have caused memory corruption in rpm when verifying signatures (CVE-2011-3378). This has been fixed.


Apply SAT patch number 5256.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57128

File Name: suse_11_popt-111010.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:popt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:popt-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:rpm, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:rpm-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: 2011/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3378