openSUSE Security Update : arpwatch (openSUSE-SU-2012:0915-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 74689


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Changes in arpwatch :

- arpwatch-2.1a11-drop-privs.dif: call initgroups() with pw->pw_gid, not NULL, to not have groupid 0 initialized.
(bnc#764521, CVE-2012-2653)


Update the affected arpwatch packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 74689

File Name: openSUSE-2012-439.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/07/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:arpwatch, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:arpwatch-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:arpwatch-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:arpwatch-ethercodes-build, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.4, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/07/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2653