Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : librpcsecgss (MDKSA-2007:181)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 26048


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in the RPCSEC_GSS RPC library by Tenable Network Security that could potentially allow for the execution of arbitrary code.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent these issues.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 26048

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-181.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.23 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/09/14

Modified: 2016/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64rpcsecgss2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64rpcsecgss2-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64rpcsecgss3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64rpcsecgss3-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:librpcsecgss2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:librpcsecgss2-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:librpcsecgss3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:librpcsecgss3-devel, 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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/09/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3999

BID: 25534

TRA: TRA-2007-07

MDKSA: 2007:181

CWE: 20, 119