SuSE 10 Security Update : libgnomesu (ZYPP Patch Number 7580)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

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)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1946.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7580.

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: 57216 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1946

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