SuSE 11.1 Security Update : perf (SAT Patch Number 5417)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57127
The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.
The following perf tool bugs have been fixed : - it was issuing excessive number of gettimeofday calls creating noise when trying to measure performance. (bnc#607339) - it would consider a file named 'config' in the current-working-directory as containing perf configuration data, this fact could be exploited by a malicious user. (bnc#711414, CVE-2011-2905)