SuSE9 Security Update : pam_mount (YOU Patch Number 12332)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41267


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


This update fixes the temp-flle handling in the passwdehd script that allowed a symlink attack. (CVE-2008-5138)


Apply YOU patch number 12332.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41267

File Name: suse9_12332.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/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: 2009/01/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5138

CWE: 59