SuSE 11.2 Security Update : dbus-1 (SAT Patch Number 6733)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64121


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


This update fixes a vulnerability in the DBUS auto-launching feature that allowed local users to execute arbitrary programs as root.
CVE-2012-3524 has been assigned to this issue.


Apply SAT patch number 6733.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64121

File Name: suse_11_dbus-1-120829.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

Modified: 2015/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:dbus-1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:dbus-1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:dbus-1-x11, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/08/29

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3524