openSUSE Security Update : systemtap (openSUSE-SU-2010:0166-1)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 46012
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis updates systemtap to version 1.0. The version update was required to fix two issues; a shell meta.character injection vulnerability that allowed remote users to execute arbitrary commands () with the privileges of the stap-server. (CVE-2009-4273: CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.9 (important) (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)) and a remote denial of service bug in the __get_argv() function (CVE-2010-0411: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)). Version 1.0 is also subject to advisory CVE-2009-2911 fixing three denial of service issues when using unprivileged mode.
SolutionUpdate the affected systemtap packages.