SuSE 10 Security Update : popt (ZYPP Patch Number 7069)

High Nessus Plugin ID 49917


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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

Also the following bugs were fixed :

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

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


Apply ZYPP patch number 7069.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 49917

File Name: suse_popt-7069.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/11

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: 2010/06/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2059