Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : util-linux (MDVSA-2013:154)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 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 util-linux :

An information disclosure flaw was found in the way the mount command
reported errors. A local attacker could use this flaw to determine the
existence of files and directories they do not have access to
(CVE-2013-0157).

Additionally for Mandriva Enterprise Server 5 a patch was added to
support a new --no-canonicalize switch for mount to support the fix
for CVE-2010-3879 in fuse.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=892330

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66265 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57168

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0157

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