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SUSE Update for Multiple Packages

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Release Date:  2007-10-01    Views:  9,785

Secunia Advisory SA26987

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, Exposure of sensitive information, Privilege escalation, DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


SUSE has issued updates for multiple packages. This fixes some security issues and vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges, by malicious users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), bypass certain security restrictions, gain escalated privileges, and compromise a vulnerable system, and by malicious people to cause a DoS or compromise a vulnerable system.

For more information:
SA25301
SA26536
SA26676
SA26811
SA26947

Note: This also fixes a vulnerability in star, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system by overwriting arbitrary files on it.


Solution:
Updated packages are available via YaST Online Update or the SUSE FTP server.

Original Advisory:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-09/msg00003.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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