openSUSE Security Update : accountsservice (openSUSE-SU-2012:0845-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 74672


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of accountservice fixed a flaw in user_change_icon_file_authorized_cb() that could be exploited by local attackers to read arbitrary files.


Update the affected accountsservice packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 74672

File Name: openSUSE-2012-370.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2017/02/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.9

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:accountsservice, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:accountsservice-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:accountsservice-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:accountsservice-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:accountsservice-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libaccountsservice0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libaccountsservice0-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/07/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2737

OSVDB: 83398