openSUSE Security Update : libxcrypt (openSUSE-SU-2011:0972-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 75934

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The security update for CVE-2011-2483 broke changing blowfish passwords if compat mode was turned on (default). This update fixes the regression.

Solution

Update the affected libxcrypt packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=713727

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-08/msg00045.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75934

File Name: suse_11_4_libxcrypt-110824.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxcrypt, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxcrypt-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxcrypt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxcrypt-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxcrypt-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libxcrypt-devel, 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: 8/24/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2483