MDKA-2007:084 : update-alternatives

High Nessus Plugin ID 25889


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


A new version of update-alternatives is being made available that corrects a number of bugs in the tool and how symlink handling was performed.

The new version also has new command-line options and updated documentation.


Update the affected package(s).

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25889

File Name: mandrake_MDKA-2007-084.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/08/15

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: 2007/08/13