openSUSE Security Update : libudev-devel (libudev-devel-768)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a local privilege escalation in udev.

CVE-2009-1185: udev did not check the origin of the netlink messages.
A local attacker could fake device create events and so gain root

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libudev-devel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40271 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1185

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