Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : chkrootkit (MDVSA-2014:122)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated chkrootkit package fixes security vulnerability :

The chkrootkit script contains a flaw that allows a local attacker to
create an executable in /tmp that will be run by the user running
chkrootkit (usually root), allowing the attacker to escalate
privileges (CVE-2014-0476).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0249.html

Solution :

Update the affected chkrootkit package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74480 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67813

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0476

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