Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : mountall vulnerability (USN-985-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Alasdair MacGregor discovered that mountall created a udev rule file
with world-writable permissions. A local attacker could exploit this
under certain conditions to cause udev to execute arbitrary commands
as the root user.

Solution :

Update the affected mountall package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49171 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2961