Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cdrecord (MDKSA-2000:009)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

The linux cdrecord binary is vulnerable to a locally exploitable
buffer overflow attack. When installed on a Linux-Mandrake
distribution, it is by default setgid 'cdburner' (which is a group,
gid: 80, that is created for the application). The overflow condition
is the result of no bounds checking on the 'dev=' argument passed to
cdburner at execution time. This vulnerability can be exploited to
execute arbitrary commands with the gid 'cdburner'.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :


Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61807 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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