openSUSE Security Update : sudo (openSUSE-2012-73)

High Nessus Plugin ID 74791


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


sudo was prone to a format string vulnerability


Update the affected sudo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74791

File Name: openSUSE-2012-73.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2016/09/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:sudo-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0809