Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : gnorpm (MDKSA-2000:055)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Versions of GnoRPM prior to 0.95 used files in the /tmp directory in
an insecure manner. If GnoRPM is run as root, a local user can exploit
this behaviour to trick GnoRPM into writing to arbitrary files
anywhere on the system.

Solution :

Update the affected gnorpm package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61845 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0948

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