SuSE 11.1 Security Update : rpm (SAT Patch Number 3678)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This is a re-release of the previous rpm security update with
corrected %version-%release information.

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

Additionally, a bug verifying RSAv4 signatures which marked all RSAv4
signatures as invalid has been fixed.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=610941
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=615409
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=656132
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2059.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 3678.

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: 51631 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2059

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