Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : at (MDKSA-2002:007)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

zen-parse discovered a problem in the at command containing an extra
call to free() which can lead to a segfault with a carefully crafted,
but incorrect, format. This is caused due to a heap corruption that
can be exploited under certain circumstances because the at command is
installed setuid root. Thanks to SuSE for an additional security
improvement that ads the O_EXCL (exclusive) option to the open(2)
system call inside the at code.

Solution :

Update the affected at package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13915 (mandrake_MDKSA-2002-007.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0004

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