SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : automake (SAT Patch Numbers 8196 / 8197)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of automake fixes a race condition in 'distcheck'.
(CVE-2012-3386)

Also a bug where world writeable tarballs were generated during 'make
dist' has been fixed. (CVE-2009-4029)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=559815
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=770618
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-4029.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3386.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8196 / 8197 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: 69345 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4029
CVE-2012-3386

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