openSUSE Security Update : shadow (openSUSE-2018-1051)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117794


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for shadow fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2018-16588: Prevent useradd from creating intermediate directories with mode 0777 (bsc#1106914)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected shadow packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117794

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1051.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/27

Modified: 2018/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:shadow, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:shadow-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:shadow-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16588