openSUSE Security Update : rpm (openSUSE-SU-2010:0627-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 49267


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 following bugs were fixed :

- backport nosource/nopatch srpm tag generation fix

- backport spurious tar message fix [bnc#558475]

- do not use glibc for passwd/group lookups when --root is used [bnc#536256]

- disable cpio md5 checking for repackaged rpms [bnc#572280]

- fix endless loop when rpm database lock fails


Update the affected rpm packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 49267

File Name: suse_11_2_rpm-100609.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/09/17

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:rpm, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rpm-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rpm-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

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