SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
Descriptionmono-core was updated to fix the following vulnerabilities :
- CVE-2009-0689: Remote attackers could cause a denial of service and possibly arbitrary code execution through the string-to-double parser implementation. (bsc#958097)
- CVE-2012-3543: Remote attackers could cause a denial of service through increased CPU consumption due to lack of protection against predictable hash collisions when processing form parameters. (bsc#739119)
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.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-mono-core-12866=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-mono-core-12866=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp3-mono-core-12866=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.