SuSE 11.1 Security Update : opie (SAT Patch Number 4815)

High Nessus Plugin ID 55714


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


This update fixes off-by-one errors in opiesu (CVE-2011-2489) and missing setuid() return value checks in opielogin. (CVE-2011-2490)

This update also removes the setuid bit from opiesu program. If you rely on the setuid bit on opiesu, add the following line to /etc/permissions.local :

/usr/bin/opiesu root:root 4755


Apply SAT patch number 4815.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55714

File Name: suse_11_opie-110629.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/07/28

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:opie, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:opie-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:permissions, 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: 2011/06/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2489, CVE-2011-2490