openSUSE Security Update : libvmtools-devel (openSUSE-SU-2011:0617-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75626


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of open-vm-tools fixes the following vulnerabilities which allowed an attacker to gain root privileges within the guest system :

- CVE-2011-1681

- CVE-2011-2146

- CVE-2011-1787

- CVE-2011-2145


Update the affected libvmtools-devel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75626

File Name: suse_11_3_libvmtools-devel-110607.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: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvmtools-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvmtools0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:open-vm-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:open-vm-tools-gui, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vmware-guest-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vmware-guest-kmp-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vmware-guest-kmp-pae, 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: 2011/06/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1681, CVE-2011-1787, CVE-2011-2145, CVE-2011-2146