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
[bnc#572280]

- fix endless loop when rpm database lock fails

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2010-09/msg00027.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=536256
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=558475
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=572280
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=610941

Solution :

Update the affected rpm packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49267 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2059

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