SuSE 11.3 Security Update : file (SAT Patch Number 9982)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79414

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

file was updated to fix one security issue.

- An out-of-bounds read flaw file's donote() function.
This could possibly lead to file executable crash.
(CVE-2014-3710)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 9982.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=902367

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-3710.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79414

File Name: suse_11_file-141118.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/11/23

Updated: 2014/11/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:file, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:file-32bit, 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: 2014/11/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3710