SuSE 10 Security Update : coreutils (ZYPP Patch Number 7658)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57171


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


This update fixes the following security issue :

- 697897: coreutils: when running 'su -c' to execute commands as different user the target user could inject command back into the calling user's terminal via the TIOCSTI ioctl.

It also fixes a bug :

- 702995: Added -L and -P commandline options to the pwd binary

- 564082: Fixed a copy of 'cp' on gpfs. It also fixes some German translations.


Apply ZYPP patch number 7658.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57171

File Name: suse_coreutils-7658.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 2011/07/28