SuSE 11.1 / 11.2 Security Update : zypper (SAT Patch Numbers 6527 / 6528)

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


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The following issue has been fixed :

- The zypper setuid wrapper linked against libzypp. This
is not needed and added unnecessary attack vectors.
CVE-2012-0420 has been assigned to this issue.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=770630
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0420.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 6527 / 6528 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64242 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0420

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