Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cdrecord (MDKSA-2004:091)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Max Vozeler found that the cdrecord program, which is suid root, fails
to drop euid=0 when it exec()s a program specified by the user through
the $RSH environment variable. This can be abused by a local attacker
to obtain root privileges.

The updated packages are patched to fix the vulnerability.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14680 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-091.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0806

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