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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75934


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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


Update the affected libxcrypt packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75934

File Name: suse_11_4_libxcrypt-110824.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: 5

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2011/08/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2483