openSUSE Security Update : coreutils (openSUSE-SU-2013:0233-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75162


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


- Avoid segmentation fault in 'join -i' with long line input (bnc#798541, VUL-1, CVE-2013-0223)

- Avoid segmentation fault in 'uniq' with long line input (bnc#796243, VUL-1, CVE-2013-0222)

- Avoid segmentation fault in 'sort -d' and 'sort -M' with long line input (bnc#798538, VUL-1, CVE-2013-0221)


Update the affected coreutils packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75162

File Name: openSUSE-2013-74.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:coreutils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:coreutils-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:coreutils-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:coreutils-lang, 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: 2013/01/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0221, CVE-2013-0222, CVE-2013-0223