openSUSE Security Update : radvd (openSUSE-SU-2011:1247-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 76008


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of radvd fixes the following security flaws :

- arbitrary file overwrite flaw through unsanitized interface names (CVE-2011-3602),

- missing return value checks in privsep_init() which could cause radvd to keep running with root privileges (CVE-2011-3603),

- buffer overread flaws in the process_ra() function (CVE-2011-3604),

- temporary denial of service flaw triggered with a flood of ND_ROUTER_SOLICIT (CVE-2011-3605)


Update the affected radvd packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 76008

File Name: suse_11_4_radvd-111021.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:radvd, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:radvd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:radvd-debugsource, 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: 2011/10/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3601, CVE-2011-3602, CVE-2011-3603, CVE-2011-3604, CVE-2011-3605

OSVDB: 76127, 76128, 76129, 76130, 76131