Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pam_mount (MDVSA-2009:004)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

passwdehd script in pam_mount would allow local users to overwrite
arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.

Solution :

Update the affected pam_mount and / or pam_mount-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36909 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-004.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5138

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