Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : util-linux-ng (MDVSA-2008:114)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Argument injection vulnerability in login (login-utils/login.c) in
util-linux-ng 2.14 and earlier makes it easier for remote attackers to
hide activities by modifying portions of log events.

The updated packages have been patched to fix the issue.

Solution :

Update the affected util-linux-ng package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36569 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-114.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1926

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