SuSE 11.3 Security Update : augeas (SAT Patch Number 9574)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Augeas has been updated to fix a symlink overwrite problem.
(CVE-2012-0786 / CVE-2013-6412)

Also a bug has been fixed where 'augtool -s set was failing'.
(bnc#876044)

Additionally parsing the multipath configuration has been fixed.
bnc#871323

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=853044
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871323
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=876044
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=885003
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0786.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-6412.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 9574.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77196 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0786
CVE-2013-6412

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