openSUSE Security Update : cobbler (openSUSE-SU-2011:0277-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75801


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


/var/log/cobbler/ directory was owned by the web service user. Access to this account could potentially be abused to corrupt files during root filesystem operations by the Cobbler daemon (CVE-2011-1551).


Update the affected cobbler packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75801

File Name: suse_11_4_cobbler-110401.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: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cobbler, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cobbler-web, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:koan, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/04/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1551