Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libnfsidmap (MDKSA-2007:240)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

The NFSv4 ID mapper prior to 0.17 did not properly handle return
values from the getpwnam_r() function when performing a username
lookup, which could cause it to report a file as being owned by 'root'
instead of 'nobody' if the file exists on the server but not the

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29298 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-240.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4135

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