Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : util-linux (MDKSA-2007:053)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Umount allows local users to trigger a NULL dereference and
application crash by invoking the program with a pathname for a USB
pen drive that was mounted and then physically removed, which might
allow the users to obtain sensitive information, including core file

Updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected losetup, mount and / or util-linux packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24779 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-053.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0822

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