openSUSE Security Update : kbd (openSUSE-SU-2011:0357-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The kbd init scripted wrote a file to /dev/shm during shut-down. Since
local users may create symlinks there a malicious user could cause
corruption of arbitrary files (CVE-2011-0460).

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-04/msg00053.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=663898

Solution :

Update the affected kbd package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75544 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0460

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