Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mm (MDKSA-2002:045)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Marcus Meissner and Sebastian Krahmer discovered a temporary file
vulnerability in the mm library which is used by the Apache webserver.
This vulnerability can be exploited to obtain root privilege if shell
access to the apache user (typically apache or nobody) is already
obtained.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13948 (mandrake_MDKSA-2002-045.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0658

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