SuSE 11.2 Security Update : systemtap (SAT Patch Number 7444)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 65940


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


This collective update for systemtap provides the following fixes :

- Change how systemtap looks for tracepoint header files.

- Systemtap manually loads libebl backends. Add libebl1 dependency. (bnc#800335)

- Fix kernel panic when processing malformed DWARF unwind data. (bnc#748564, CVE-2012-0875)


Apply SAT patch number 7444.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 65940

File Name: suse_11_systemtap-130304.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/04/12

Modified: 2014/02/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:systemtap, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:systemtap-server, 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: 2013/03/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0875