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SUSE Update for Multiple Packages

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Release Date:  2008-06-09    Views:  6,428

Secunia Advisory SA30581

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Spoofing, Exposure of sensitive information, Privilege escalation, DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


SUSE has issued an update for multiple packages. This fixes some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information, malicious users to gain escalated privileges, and malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

For more information:
SA28694
SA29584
SA29850
SA29882
SA30199
SA30234
SA30568

A vulnerability is caused due to temporary files being handled insecurely by the opensuse-updater on openSUSE 10.2, which can be exploited to disclose sensitive information (e.g. passwords) via symlink attacks.


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

Original Advisory:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00001.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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