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: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/23/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: 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: 11/18/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3710