MDKA-2006:056 : drakxtools

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Several bugs were fixed in drakxtools:

- it was not possible to start rpmdrake from the menu (#26383) - it
was not possible to set up updates media and then distro media (or
the reverse) in edit-urpm-sources - drakauth: o add encrypted home
and pam_mount support o hide password when calling 'net join' or 'net
ads join' (pixel) - drakbackup: o fix archiver detection/config file
replace (stew, #26705, #27180) o do not backup the backups (Adamw) -
drakboot: support Xen with lilo using mbootpack - drakfirewall:
really disable services (#27295) - drakvpn: o add pkcs11 token
support for openvpn o ask password/PIN if needed -
drakconnect/drakroam: o detect wireless interfaces with unknown
driver, e.g. rt61 o do not check for ipw3945 kernel module packages o
do not wrongly tell that acx100-firmware can be found in Club or
commercial editions (#26475) o use iwpriv commands to configure WPA
on rt2570 and rt61 chipsets o update madwifi URL which was old -
finish-install: add encrypted home and pam_mount support -
printerdrake: due to changes in the format of HPLIP's device
description XML files, scanner functionality was not recognized any
more (#26567).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package(s).

Risk factor :


Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24531 (mandrake_MDKA-2006-056.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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