SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : popt (SAT Patch Numbers 2647 / 2648)

High Nessus Plugin ID 50957


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


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 :

- make 'rpmconfigcheck status' exit with 4 [bnc#592269]

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

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

- Add rpm- from upstream. (bnc#552622)

- backport lazy statfs patch [fate#302038]

- findksyms.diff: backport changes from Factory for fate#305945.

- fix v4 rsa signature verification code [bnc#615409]


Apply SAT patch number 2647 / 2648 as appropriate.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 50957

File Name: suse_11_popt-100706.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/02

Modified: 2013/10/25

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:suse_linux:11:popt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:popt-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:rpm, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:rpm-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/07/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2059