SuSE9 Security Update : findutils-locate (YOU Patch Number 11653)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41141


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


The cronjob that deletes old core files can be tricked to delete arbitrary files if DELETE_OLD_CORE is set to yes in /etc/sysconfig/cron. (By default, the variable is set to no.)


Apply YOU patch number 11653.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41141

File Name: suse9_11653.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/31