Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : gpm (MDKSA-2000:002)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A security bug was found in gpm-root; the bug can be exploited to
provide local users with root access.

Solution :

Update the affected gpm package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61800 ()

Bugtraq ID: 1069

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0229

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