openSUSE Security Update : cobbler (openSUSE-SU-2012:0639-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74629


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Specially crafted YAML could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code due to the use of yaml.load instead of yaml.safe_load.


Update the affected cobbler packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74629

File Name: openSUSE-2012-287.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/10/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cobbler, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cobbler-web, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:koan, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4952, CVE-2011-4953

OSVDB: 81334, 81335