Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ez-ipupdate (MDKSA-2004:129)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 15697


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


Ulf Harnhammar discovered a format string vulnerability in ez-ipupdate, a client for many dynamic DNS services. The updated packages are patched to protect against this problem.


Update the affected ez-ipupdate package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 15697

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2004-129.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/11/13

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ez-ipupdate, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/11/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0980

MDKSA: 2004:129