SuSE 11.1 Security Update : rpm (SAT Patch Number 3678)

High Nessus Plugin ID 51631


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


This is a re-release of the previous rpm security update with corrected %version-%release information.

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

Additionally, a bug verifying RSAv4 signatures which marked all RSAv4 signatures as invalid has been fixed.


Apply SAT patch number 3678.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 51631

File Name: suse_11_popt-101209.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/01/21

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: 2010/12/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2059