SuSE9 Security Update : yast2-backup (YOU Patch Number 12279)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41252


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


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


Apply YOU patch number 12279.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41252

File Name: suse9_12279.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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: 2008/11/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4636

CWE: 20