Security update for package susehelp
(Last modified: 13JAN2003)
solutions Security update for package susehelp SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1ef8f79eba961050c42817af8b17aa23)
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
susehelpinstalled should install this update.
parseQuery()function of the
susehelppackage is broken. A remote attacker could insert shell metacharacters in CGI queries to the
susehelpsystem. This could lead to a remote compromise of the system if a webserver and the
susehelpsystem is installed.
The update fixes the
parseQuery()function to properly filter such characters now.
rpm -Fvh susehelp.rpm
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