Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : printer-filters-utils (MDKSA-2005:239)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

'newbug' discovered a local root vulnerability in the mtink binary,
which has a buffer overflow in its handling of the HOME environment
variable, allowing the possibility for a local user to gain root
privileges.

Mandriva encourages all users to upgrade immediately.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these problems.

Solution :

Update the affected 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: 20470 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-239.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4604

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now