openSUSE Security Update : cobbler (openSUSE-SU-2011:0277-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

/var/log/cobbler/ directory was owned by the web service user. Access
to this account could potentially be abused to corrupt files during
root filesystem operations by the Cobbler daemon (CVE-2011-1551).

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-04/msg00003.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=678433

Solution :

Update the affected cobbler packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75801 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1551

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