Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : acpid (MDVSA-2009:343)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in acpid :

acpid 1.0.4 sets an unrestrictive umask, which might allow local users
to leverage weak permissions on /var/log/acpid, and obtain sensitive
information by reading this file or cause a denial of service by
overwriting this file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-4033
(CVE-2009-4235).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers.

This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.

Solution :

Update the affected acpid package.

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: 43605 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-343.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4235

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