openSUSE Security Update : groff (openSUSE-SU-2011:0642-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

groff created temporary files in an insecure way. Local attackers
could potentially exploit that to overwrite files of other users.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-06/msg00029.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=683857
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698290

Solution :

Update the affected groff packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75857 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-5044

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