openSUSE Security Update : automake (openSUSE-SU-2012:1519-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74814


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Automake received fixes for race conditions in 'make distcheck', where tarballs were created world-writeable.


Update the affected automake package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74814

File Name: openSUSE-2012-795.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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:opensuse:automake, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/10/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3386