SuSE 10 Security Update : findutils-locate (ZYPP Patch Number 3966)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

The cronjob that deletes old core files could be tricked to delete
arbitrary files. Old core files are deleted if DELETE_OLD_CORE=yes is
set. That is not the case by default though.

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 3966.

Risk factor :


Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29430 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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