This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
David Watson disovered that the umount utility, when using the '-r'
cpmmand, could remove some restrictive mount options such as 'nosuid'.
IF /etc/fstab contained user-mountable removable devices that
specified nosuid, a local attacker could exploit this flaw to execute
arbitrary programs with root privileges by calling 'umount -r' on a
The updated packages have been patched to ensure that '-r' can only be
called by the root user.
Update the affected losetup, mount and / or util-linux packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2