SuSE 11.1 Security Update : libgnomesu (SAT Patch Number 4805)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The libgnomesu pam backend did not check the return value of the
setuid() functions. Local users could exploit that to gain root
privileges. (CVE-2011-1946)

Note: this is just a re-release of the previous update to fix a
regression unrelated to the security issue.

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 4805.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55484 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1946

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