Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : nfs-utils (MDKSA-2005:005)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Arjan van de Ven discovered a buffer overflow in rquotad on 64bit
architectures; an improper integer conversion could lead to a buffer
overflow. An attacker with access to an NFS share could send a
specially crafted request which could then lead to the execution of
arbitrary code.

The updated packages are provided to prevent this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected nfs-utils and / or nfs-utils-clients packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16135 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-005.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0946

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