SuSE 11.3 Security Update : util-linux (SAT Patch Number 10452)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

util-linux has been updated to fix one security issue :

- command injection flaw in blkid (bnc#907434).
Additionally, these non-security issues have been fixed
:. (CVE-2014-9114)

- Fix possible script hang. (bnc#888678)

- Enable build of libmount / findmnt. (bnc#900965)

- Don't stop trying filesystem when mounting fails with
EACCESS. (bnc#918041)

- Fix possible loop in findmnt (bsc#917164)

- Recognize Unisys s-Par as hypervisor (FATE#318231)

- Include the utmpdump.1 manpage (bsc#901549).

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=888678
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=900965
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=901549
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=907434
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=917164
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=918041
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9114.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 10452.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82021 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9114

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