openSUSE Security Update : systemtap (openSUSE-SU-2010:0166-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This updates systemtap to version 1.0. The version update was required
to fix two issues; a shell meta.character injection vulnerability that
allowed remote users to execute arbitrary commands () with the
privileges of the stap-server. (CVE-2009-4273: CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.9
(important) (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)) and a remote denial of
service bug in the __get_argv() function (CVE-2010-0411: CVSS v2 Base
Score: 4.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)). Version 1.0 is also
subject to advisory CVE-2009-2911 fixing three denial of service
issues when using unprivileged mode.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2010-04/msg00085.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=574243

Solution :

Update the affected systemtap packages.

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: 46012 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2911
CVE-2009-4273
CVE-2010-0411

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