Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : systemd (MDVSA-2012:030)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in systemd :

A TOCTOU race condition was found in the way the systemd-logind login
manager of the systemd, a system and service manager for Linux,
performed removal of particular records related with user session upon
user logout. A local attacker could use this flaw to conduct symbolic
link attacks, potentially leading to removal of arbitrary system file
(CVE-2012-1174).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61946 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1174

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