SUSE SLED10 / SLES10 Security Update : nfs-utils (SUSE-SU-2013:0822-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 83583


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update fixes a DNS spoofing problem with NFS rpc-gssd.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected nfs-utils package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 83583

File Name: suse_SU-2013-0822-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/20

Modified: 2015/05/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.2

Temporal Score: 2.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nfs-utils, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:10

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1923

BID: 58854