openSUSE Security Update : systemtap (openSUSE-SU-2013:0475-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74926


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This systemtap updated fixes a security issue and bugs :

Security fix: Fix kernel panic when processing malformed DWARF unwind data (bnc#748564 CVE-2012-0875)

Also bugs were fixed :

- Change how systemtap looks for tracepoint header files (bnc#796574, new patch:

- Add libebl1 dependency. Systemtap manually loads libebl backends and the manual Requires: was incorrectly removed in a previous revision (bnc#800335)


Update the affected systemtap packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74926

File Name: openSUSE-2013-213.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2015/12/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:systemtap, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:systemtap-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:systemtap-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:systemtap-runtime, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:systemtap-runtime-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:systemtap-sdt-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:systemtap-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:systemtap-server-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0875