openSUSE Security Update : arpwatch (openSUSE-SU-2012:0915-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Changes in arpwatch :

- arpwatch-2.1a11-drop-privs.dif: call initgroups() with
pw->pw_gid, not NULL, to not have groupid 0 initialized.
(bnc#764521, CVE-2012-2653)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected arpwatch packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74689 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2653

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