openSUSE Security Update : glib2 (openSUSE-SU-2010:0156-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The when copying symbolic links the g_file_copy function set the
target of the link to mode 0777 therefore exposing potentially
sensitive information or allowing other user to modify files they
should not have access to (CVE-2009-3289).

This update also fixes a problem where glib2 couldn't access remote
URLs when run outside of a gnome session.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected glib2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46010 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3289

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