SuSE 11.1 Security Update : opie (SAT Patch Number 4815)

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 off-by-one errors in opiesu (CVE-2011-2489) and
missing setuid() return value checks in opielogin. (CVE-2011-2490)

This update also removes the setuid bit from opiesu program. If you
rely on the setuid bit on opiesu, add the following line to
/etc/permissions.local :

/usr/bin/opiesu root:root 4755

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698772
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2489.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2490.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 4815.

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: 55714 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2489
CVE-2011-2490

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