SuSE 11.1 / 11.2 Security Update : zypper (SAT Patch Numbers 6527 / 6528)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64242


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


The following issue has been fixed :

- The zypper setuid wrapper linked against libzypp. This is not needed and added unnecessary attack vectors.
CVE-2012-0420 has been assigned to this issue.


Apply SAT patch number 6527 / 6528 as appropriate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64242

File Name: suse_11_zypper-120710.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

Modified: 2013/12/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:zypper, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:zypper-log, 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: 2012/07/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0420