GLSA-201206-35 : nbd: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 59708


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-35 (nbd: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in nbd. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

nbd allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) or the execution of arbitrary code.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All nbd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-block/nbd-2.9.22'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59708

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201206-35.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/06/26

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:nbd, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/12/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0530, CVE-2011-1925

BID: 46572, 47884

OSVDB: 21848, 73402, 73463

GLSA: 201206-35