Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xfsdump (MDKSA-2007:134)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 25600


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


xfs_fsr in xfsdump creates a .fsr temporary directory with insecure permissions, which allows local users to read or overwrite arbitrary files on xfs filesystems.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.


Update the affected xfsdump package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25600

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-134.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/06/27

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xfsdump, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/06/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2654

MDKSA: 2007:134

CWE: 362