openSUSE Security Update : popt (openSUSE-SU-2010:0428-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 47820


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes the problem where RPM misses to clear the SUID/SGID bit of old files during package updates. (CVE-2010-2059)

Also the following bug was fixed: do not use glibc for passwd/group lookups when --root is used [bnc#536256]


Update the affected popt packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 47820

File Name: suse_11_0_popt-100609.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/07/26

Modified: 2014/06/13

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:popt, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:popt-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:popt-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rpm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rpm-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/06/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2059