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 :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-07/msg00049.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=764521

Solution :

Update the affected arpwatch packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74689 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2653

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