openSUSE Security Update : libdb-4_8 (openSUSE-2018-199)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106961

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for libdb-4_8 fixes the following issues :

- A DB_CONFIG file in the current working directory allowed local users to obtain sensitive information via a symlink attack involving a setgid or setuid application using libdb-4_8. (bsc#1043886)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected libdb-4_8 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1043886

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106961

File Name: openSUSE-2018-199.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/23

Modified: 2018/02/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:db48-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libdb-4_8, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libdb-4_8-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libdb-4_8-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libdb-4_8-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libdb-4_8-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libdb-4_8-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libdb-4_8-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libdb_java-4_8, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libdb_java-4_8-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libdb_java-4_8-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libdb_java-4_8-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/22