Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : enscript (MDKSA-2002:010)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 13918


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


The enscript program does not create temporary files in a secure fashion and as such could be abused if enscript is run as root.


Update the affected enscript package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 13918

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2002-010.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:enscript, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.2, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2002/01/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0044

MDKSA: 2002:010