openSUSE Security Update : aaa_base (openSUSE-SU-2011:0171-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The boot.localfs init script 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-2011-0461).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected aaa_base package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 53691 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0461

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