SuSE 11.1 Security Update : kbd (SAT Patch Number 3825)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

The following bug has been fixed :

- The kbd init scripted wrote a file to /dev/shm during
shut-down. Since local users may create symlinks there a
malicious user could cause corruption of arbitrary
files. CVE-2011-0460 has been assigned to this issue.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=603950
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=663898
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-0460.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 3825.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 53486 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0460

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