SuSE 11.1 Security Update : boost (SAT Patch Number 6507)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64117


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


The following issue has been fixed :

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


Apply SAT patch number 6507.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64117

File Name: suse_11_boost-120705.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

Modified: 2013/10/25

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:boost-license, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libboost_program_options1_36_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libboost_regex1_36_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libboost_signals1_36_0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libboost_thread1_36_0, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/07/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2677