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 :

Solution :

Update the affected kbd package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75544 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0460

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