openSUSE Security Update : groff (openSUSE-SU-2011:0642-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 75857


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


groff created temporary files in an insecure way. Local attackers could potentially exploit that to overwrite files of other users.


Update the affected groff packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 75857

File Name: suse_11_4_groff-110609.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:groff, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:groff-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/06/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-5044