SuSE 10 Security Update : RPM (ZYPP Patch Number 8184)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 59984
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple security vulnerabilities were reported in RPM which could have been exploited via specially crafted RPM files to cause a denial of service (application crash) or potentially allow attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Additionally, a non-security issue was fixed that could cause a division by zero in cycles calculation under rare circumstances.

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 8184.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0060.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0061.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0815.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59984

File Name: suse_popt-8184.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/17/2012

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: 4/23/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/4/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0060, CVE-2012-0061, CVE-2012-0815