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SuSE 8.1 security update for susehelp

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SuSE 8.1 security update for susehelp

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/01/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
11/18/2015

Description

The system is missing one or more SuSE security patches. Security update: The security check in the CGI parseQuery()function of the susehelp package was broken. Remoteattackers could insert shell metacharacters in CGIqueries to the susehelp system. This could lead toa remote compromise of the system if a webserver andthe susehelp system was installed.

Solution(s)

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