openSUSE Security Update : ConsoleKit (openSUSE-SU-2011:0639-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Remote users logged in via e.g. ssh could open a consolekit session
that is considered local and therefore gain additional privileges,
e.g. via policykit (CVE-2010-4664).

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-06/msg00028.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=686150

Solution :

Update the affected ConsoleKit packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75454 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4664

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