SuSE 11.3 Security Update : ppp (SAT Patch Number 9648)

High Nessus Plugin ID 77524

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VPR Score: 5.8


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


This ppp update fixes a potential security issue that an unprivileged attacker could access privileged options :

- integer overflow in option parsing (CVE-2014-3158, bnc#891489)


Apply SAT patch number 9648.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 77524

File Name: suse_11_ppp-140826.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/09/04

Updated: 2021/01/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.8

CVSS v2.0

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:suse_linux:11:ppp, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/08/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3158