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

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

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

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20470 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-239.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4604

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