Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : usbmuxd (MDVSA-2012:133)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that usbmuxd did not correctly perform bounds
checking when processing the SerialNumber field of USB devices. An
attacker with physical access could use this to crash usbmuxd or
potentially execute arbitrary code as the 'usbmux' user
(CVE-2012-0065).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61981 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51573

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0065

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