SuSE 10 Security Update : coreutils (ZYPP Patch Number 7658)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

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.

It also fixes a bug :

- 702995: Added -L and -P commandline options to the pwd
binary

- 564082: Fixed a copy of 'cp' on gpfs. It also fixes some
German translations.

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7658.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57171 ()

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