MDKA-2007:077 : console-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 :

vt-is-UTF8 utility included in console-tools package, and used by
Mandriva initscripts, can hang, causing random problems like
preventing a local/remote system reboot, unless user take interactive
action (#27948). Also, when executed on a terminal different from a
linux vt, it can cause errors and make it unresponsive.

Updated packages fixes both problems, and also removes setkeycodes
limit, better fix for a previous issue alread addressed (#21741).

See also :

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKA-2007:077

Solution :

Update the affected package(s).

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25667 (mandrake_MDKA-2007-077.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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