Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : uucp (MDKSA-2001:078)

High Nessus Plugin ID 13893


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


Zen Parse discovered that an argument handling problem that exists in the uucp package can allow a local attacker to gain access to the uucp user or group.


Update the affected uucp package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 13893

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2001-078.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:uucp, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.2, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2001/09/21

Reference Information

MDKSA: 2001:078