Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : acl (MDVSA-2009:345)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in acl :

The (1) setfacl and (2) getfacl commands in XFS acl 2.2.47, when
running in recursive (-R) mode, follow symbolic links even when the
--physical (aka -P) or -L option is specified, which might allow local
users to modify the ACL for arbitrary files or directories via a
symlink attack (CVE-2009-4411).

This update provides a fix for this vulnerability.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43610 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-345.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37455

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4411

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