SuSE 10 Security Update : OpenSSH (ZYPP Patch Number 2257)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The OpenSSH release 4.5 contains a security fix which has been
backported to the openssh versions in our old products.

- Incorrect return argument checking in the privilege
separation monitor was fixed. In case of an exploitable
unprivileged helper this could have been used to elevate
privileges. (CVE-2006-5794)

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 2257.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29539 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5794

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