Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : speedtouch (MDKSA-2004:130)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

The Speedtouch USB driver contains a number of format string
vulnerabilities due to improperly made syslog() system calls. These
vulnerabilities can be abused by a local user to potentially allow the
execution of arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected speedtouch package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15698 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-130.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0834

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