Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : util-linux (MDKSA-2007:053)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 24779
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUmount allows local users to trigger a NULL dereference and application crash by invoking the program with a pathname for a USB pen drive that was mounted and then physically removed, which might allow the users to obtain sensitive information, including core file contents.
Updated packages have been patched to address this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected losetup, mount and / or util-linux packages.