SuSE 11.1 Security Update : yast2-core (SAT Patch Number 5078)

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


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of yast2-core fixes security issues and a bug :

- When setting a password for a user, use blowfish
algorithm id 2y instead of 2a. (bnc#700876 /
CVE-2011-2483)

- Log YCP client arguments only with y2debug, not to
reveal AutoYaST passwords. (bnc#492746)

- ini-agent: Fixed a test failure 'wrong stderr for nonex'
(bnc#706705)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=492746
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=700876
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=706705
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2483.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 5078.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56034 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2483

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