SuSE 10 Security Update : boost (ZYPP Patch Number 8210)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59983


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


Two problems have been fixed in the boost library :

- boost::pool's ordered_malloc could have overflowed when calculating the allocation size. (CVE-2012-2677)

- fully qualify the the boost::date_time::dst_adjustment_offsets (non security).


Apply ZYPP patch number 8210.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59983

File Name: suse_boost-8210.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/07/17

Modified: 2012/07/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2012/07/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2677