SuSE 10 Security Update : cron (ZYPP Patch Number 6865)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

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.

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

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0424.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6865.

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: 49841 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0424

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