SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : coreutils (SAT Patch Numbers 8334 / 8336)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70134


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


This coreutils update fixes three minor security issues :

- VUL-1: CVE-2013-0221: segmentation fault in 'sort -d' and 'sort -M' with long line input. (bnc#798538)

- VUL-1: CVE-2013-0222: segmentation fault in 'uniq' with long line input. (bnc#796243)

- VUL-1: CVE-2013-0223: segmentation fault in 'join -i' with long line input (bnc#798541)


Apply SAT patch number 8334 / 8336 as appropriate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70134

File Name: suse_11_coreutils-130917.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/09/26

Modified: 2013/11/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:coreutils, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:coreutils-lang, 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: 2013/09/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0221, CVE-2013-0222, CVE-2013-0223