Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : audit (MDVSA-2008:083)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Joe Nall reported a stack-based buffer overflow in Audit's log
handling that could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code
via a long command argument (CVE-2008-1628).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37139 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-083.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1628

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