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openSUSE alert openSUSE-SU-2013:1955-1 (aaa_base)

Subject:  openSUSE-SU-2013:1955-1: moderate: aaa_base: fixed root users default group and /etc/shadow permissions
Date:  Wed, 25 Dec 2013 18:08:27 +0100 (CET)
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openSUSE Security Update: aaa_base: fixed root users default group and /etc/shadow permissions ______________________________________________________________________________ Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2013:1955-1 Rating: moderate References: #843230 #851908 Cross-References: CVE-2013-3713 Affected Products: openSUSE 13.1 ______________________________________________________________________________ An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata is now available. Description: On systems installed via the Live Media that /etc/shadow file was readable by the "users" group, which was not intended. (bnc#843230, CVE-2013-3713) Reason for this was that the user "root" was put into the "users" group. Also a commandline completion bug was fixed: - Use only bash and readline defaults for fallback completion (bnc#851908) Patch Instructions: To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product: - openSUSE 13.1: zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2013-1031 To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch". Package List: - openSUSE 13.1 (i586 x86_64): aaa_base-13.1-16.26.1 aaa_base-debuginfo-13.1-16.26.1 aaa_base-debugsource-13.1-16.26.1 aaa_base-extras-13.1-16.26.1 aaa_base-malloccheck-13.1-16.26.1 References:

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