openSUSE Security Update : libsmi (openSUSE-SU-2011:0011-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 75612


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a buffer overflow the smiGetNode() function in libsmi. It allowed context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via an Object Identifier. CVE-2010-2891: CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P): Buffer Errors (CWE-119)


Update the affected libsmi packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75612

File Name: suse_11_3_libsmi-101111.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsmi, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsmi-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/11/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2891