Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : davfs2 (MDVSA-2013:244)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in davfs2 :

Davfs2, a filesystem client for WebDAV, calls the function system()
insecurely while is setuid root. This might allow a privilege
escalation (CVE-2013-4362).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected davfs2 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70242 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62445

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4362

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