openSUSE Security Update : ldns (openSUSE-SU-2011:1161-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75891


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


A boundary error in ldns_rr_new_frm_str_internal() could lead to a heap-based buffer overfow when processing RR records (CVE-2011-3581).


Update the affected ldns packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75891

File Name: suse_11_4_ldns-111017.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: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ldns-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libldns-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libldns1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libldns1-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: 2011/10/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3581