SuSE 11.1 Security Update : coreutils (SAT Patch Number 4817)

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 :

This update fixes the following security issue :

- 697897: coreutils: when running 'su -c' to execute
commands as different user the target user could inject
command back into the calling user's terminal via the
TIOCSTI ioctl.

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 4817.

Risk factor :


Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55586 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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