openSUSE Security Update : rpm (openSUSE-SU-2010:0627-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes the problem where RPM misses to clear the SUID/SGID
bit of old files during package updates. (CVE-2010-2059)

Also following bugs were fixed :

- backport nosource/nopatch srpm tag generation fix

- backport spurious tar message fix [bnc#558475]

- do not use glibc for passwd/group lookups when --root is
used [bnc#536256]

- disable cpio md5 checking for repackaged rpms

- fix endless loop when rpm database lock fails

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected rpm packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49267 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2059

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