Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : lvm2 (MDVSA-2010:171)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in lvm2 :

The cluster logical volume manager daemon (clvmd) in lvm2-cluster in
LVM2 before 2.02.72, as used in Red Hat Global File System (GFS) and
other products, does not verify client credentials upon a socket
connection, which allows local users to cause a denial of service
(daemon exit or logical-volume change) or possibly have unspecified
other impact via crafted control commands (CVE-2010-2526).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49117 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-171.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 42033

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2526

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