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The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
The /usr/bin/shutdown command that comes with the usermode package can
be executed by local users to shutdown all running processes and drop
into a root shell. This command is not really needed to shutdown a
system, so it has been removed and all users are encouraged to
upgrade. Please note that the user must have local console access in
order to obtain a root shell in this fashion.
The previous updated packages did not properly fix the problem. The
pam files that allow a (physically) local user to shutdown were not
removed. This has been corrected.
Update the affected usermode and / or usermode-consoleonly packages.
Risk factor :
Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14015 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-031.nasl)
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