openSUSE Security Update : jhead (jhead-399)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of jhead fixes several security problems :

- CVE-2008-4575: buffer overflow in DoCommand()

- CVE-2008-4639: local symlink attack

- CVE-2008-4640: DoCommand() allowed deletion of arbitrary
files

- CVE-2008-4641: execution of arbitrary shell commands in
DoCommand()

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=435979

Solution :

Update the affected jhead package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40243 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4575
CVE-2008-4639
CVE-2008-4640
CVE-2008-4641

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