openSUSE Security Update : valgrind (valgrind-321)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

valgrind reads a file .valgrindrc in the current directory. Therefore
local users could place such a file a world-writable directory such as
/tmp and influence other users' valgrind when it's executed there
(CVE-2008-4865).

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=445013

Solution :

Update the affected valgrind packages.

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: 40146 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4865

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