This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in
mount in util-linux 2.19 and earlier attempts to append to the
/etc/mtab.tmp file without first checking whether resource limits
would interfere, which allows local users to trigger corruption of the
/etc/mtab file via a process with a small RLIMIT_FSIZE value, a
related issue to CVE-2011-1089 (CVE-2011-1675).
mount in util-linux 2.19 and earlier does not remove the /etc/mtab~
lock file after a failed attempt to add a mount entry, which has
unspecified impact and local attack vectors (CVE-2011-1677).
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
Public Exploit Available : true