SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : automake (SAT Patch Numbers 8196 / 8197)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 69345

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


This update of automake fixes a race condition in 'distcheck'.

Also a bug where world writeable tarballs were generated during 'make dist' has been fixed. (CVE-2009-4029)


Apply SAT patch number 8196 / 8197 as appropriate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69345

File Name: suse_11_automake-130812.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/08/14

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:automake, 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: 2013/08/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4029, CVE-2012-3386

CWE: 264