MDKA-2006:022 : module-init-tools

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The default configuration of module-init-tools was to send a HUP
signal to the CUPS daemon whenever the 'usblp' kernel module is
loaded, for example when a USB printer is plugged in. Due to udev
also sending a HUP signal to the CUPS daemon on pluggin in a USB
printer there were two HUPs one shortly after the other which often
makes the CUPS daemon crashing.

The updated module-init-tools package removes the usblp call
responsible for this bad behaviour.

See also :

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKA-2006:022

Solution :

Update the affected package(s).

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24505 (mandrake_MDKA-2006-022.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

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