Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : acpid (MDVSA-2012:086)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in acpid :

acpid.c in acpid before 2.0.9 does not properly handle a situation in
which a process has connected to acpid.socket but is not reading any
data, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (daemon
hang) via a crafted application that performs a connect system call
but no read system calls (CVE-2011-1159).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected acpid package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59319 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45915

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1159

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