Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : usermode (MDKSA-2000:020)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A bug existed in the usermode package that permitted users to reboot
or halt the system without having root access. This update removes
those files associated with allowing users access to reboot, shutdown,
halt, or poweroff the system.

Solution :

Update the affected usermode package.

Risk factor :


Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61818 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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