openSUSE Security Update : libgnomesu (openSUSE-SU-2011:0694-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The libgnomesu pam backend did not check the return value of the
setuid() functions. Local users could exploit that to gain root
privileges (CVE-2011-1946).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libgnomesu packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75897 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1946

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