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
privileges.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=493158

Solution :

Update the affected libudev-devel packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40271 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1185

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