SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : popt (SAT Patch Numbers 2647 / 2648)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

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

Also the following bugs were fixed :

- make 'rpmconfigcheck status' exit with 4 [bnc#592269]

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

- disable cpio md5 checking for repackaged rpms
[bnc#572280]

- Add rpm-4.4.2.3-no-order-rescan-limit.patch from
upstream. (bnc#552622)

- backport lazy statfs patch [fate#302038]

- findksyms.diff: backport changes from Factory for
fate#305945.

- fix v4 rsa signature verification code [bnc#615409]

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=536256
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=552622
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=572280
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=592269
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=610941
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=615409
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2059.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 2647 / 2648 as appropriate.

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: 50957 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2059

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