Scientific Linux Security Update : opal on SL5.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60264


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


In Scientific Linux 5, the Ekiga application uses opal.

A flaw was discovered in the way opal handled certain Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) packets. An attacker could use this flaw to crash an application, such as Ekiga, which is linked with opal.


Update the affected opal and / or opal-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60264

File Name: sl_20071008_opal_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/10/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4924

CWE: 20