openSUSE Security Update : yast2-backup (yast2-backup-280)

High Nessus Plugin ID 40161


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This updated of yast2-backup fixes a sellcode injection vulnerability and improves handling of symlinks for the backup process.


Update the affected yast2-backup package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40161

File Name: suse_11_0_yast2-backup-081030.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:yast2-backup, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/10/30