Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libcap-ng (MDVSA-2014:117)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Updated libcap-ng packages fix security vulnerability :

capng_lock() in libcap-ng before 0.7.4 sets securebits in an attempt
to prevent regaining capabilities using setuid-root programs. This
allows a user to run setuid programs, such as seunshare from
policycoreutils, as uid 0 but without capabilities, which is
potentially dangerous (CVE-2014-3215).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74450 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67341

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3215

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