MDKA-2006:045 : coreutils

High Nessus Plugin ID 24520


The remote Mandrake host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The coreutils package lacked several features due to a build deficiency. As a result, the su program was not linked against the PAM library, making it impossible for su to make use of advanced authentication features that rely on the PAM library. As well, the cp system utility did not keep extended attributes and ACLs in file copies.

This has been corrected in the updated packages.


Update the affected package(s).

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 24520

File Name: mandrake_MDKA-2006-045.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/02/18

Modified: 2012/09/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:mandriva:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/10/23