Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : rp-pppoe (MDKSA-2004:145)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Max Vozeler discovered that when pppoe, part of the rp-pppoe package,
is running setuid root, an attacker can overwrite any file on the
system. Mandrakelinux does not install pppoe setuid, nor is it meant
to be run setuid. Regardless, the packages have been patched to
prevent this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected rp-pppoe and / or rp-pppoe-gui packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15918 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-145.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0564

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