openSUSE Security Update : opie (openSUSE-SU-2011:0848-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes off-by-one errors in opiesu (CVE-2011-2489) and
missing setuid() return value checks in opielogin (CVE-2011-2490).

This update also removes the setuid bit from opiesu program. If you
rely on the setuid bit on opiesu, add the following line to
/etc/permissions.local :

/usr/bin/opiesu root:root 4755

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected opie packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75988 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2489

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