SuSE 10 Security Update : yast2-backup (ZYPP Patch Number 5739)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This updated of yast2-backup fixes a shellcode injection vulnerability
and improves handling of symlinks for the backup process.
(CVE-2008-4636)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-4636.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5739.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34962 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4636

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