SuSE 10 Security Update : bash (ZYPP Patch Number 8217)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61524


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


Parsing the /dev/fd prefix could have lead to a stack-based buffer overflow which could have been exploited by attackers to bypass security restrictions. (CVE-2012-3410)


Apply ZYPP patch number 8217.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 61524

File Name: suse_bash-8217.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/14

Modified: 2012/08/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/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: 2012/07/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3410