openSUSE 10 Security Update : yast2-core (yast2-core-4634)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a security bug in yast2-core that allowed local
attackers to provide malicious yast2 modules to yast2 that are
executed with root privileges. To trigger this vulnerability root has
to execute yast2 in an untrusted directory (i.e. /tmp). Thanks to
Stefan Nordhausen for reporting this to us.

Solution :

Update the affected yast2-core packages.

Risk factor :


Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28180 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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