SuSE 11 Security Update : cron (SAT Patch Number 2027)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of cron fixes a race condition in crontab that can be used
to change the time-stamp of arbitrary files while editing the crontab
entry.

Additionally the return value of initgroups() is verified now.
(CVE-2010-0424: CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.6)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=580800
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0424.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 2027.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45104 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0424

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