openSUSE Security Update : apport (apport-816)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The apport crash watcher / handler suite contains a cron job that
cleanes the world writeable /var/crash directory unsafely, allowing
local attackers to remove random files on the system. (CVE-2009-1295)

This update fixes this.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=495053

Solution :

Update the affected apport packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40189 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1295

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