SuSE 11.3 Security Update : guestfs (SAT Patch Number 8465)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70758


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


A predictable socketname in the guestfish commandline tool could be used by a local attacker to gain access to guestfish sessions of other users on the same system. (CVE-2013-4419)


Apply SAT patch number 8465.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70758

File Name: suse_11_guestfs-data-131024.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/11/05

Modified: 2013/11/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:guestfs-data, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:guestfs-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:guestfsd, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libguestfs0, 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: 2013/10/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4419