Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : traceroute (MDKSA-2000:053)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

There is a bug in the traceroute program which causes segfaults and
which could potentially be exploited to provide root privilege because
the traceroute command is suid root. There are no known exploits
currently, but users are encouraged to upgrade.

Solution :

Update the affected traceroute package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61843 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0949

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