Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : perl-Proc-Daemon (MDVSA-2014:021)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated perl-Proc-Daemon package fixes security vulnerability :

It was reported that perl-Proc-Daemon, when instructed to write a pid
file, does that with a umask set to 0, so the pid file ends up with
mode 666, allowing any user on the system to overwrite it

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected perl-Proc-Daemon 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: 72133 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64372

CVE ID: CVE-2013-7135

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now