This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
A buffer overflow exists in the sudo program which could be used by an
attacker to obtain higher privileges. sudo is a program used to
delegate superuser privileges to ordinary users and only for specific
The sudo package for 7.1 used the system-auth facility of newer pam
versions and thus would not install or work correctly under Linux-
Mandrake 7.1. This update resolves the dependency issue as well as
provides the correct pam configuration file.
Update the affected sudo package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2