openSUSE Security Update : PackageKit (openSUSE-SU-2013:0889-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The PackageKit zypp backend was fixed to only allow patches to be
updated. Otherwise a regular user could install new packages or even
downgrade older packages to ones with security problems.
(CVE-2013-1764)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-06/msg00026.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=804983

Solution :

Update the affected PackageKit packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74986 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1764

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