Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libcap (MDVSA-2011:185)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in libcap :

capsh did not chdir(/) after calling chroot(). Programs could
therefore access the current directory outside of the chroot
(CVE-2011-4099).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57145 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50488

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4099

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