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: 1.26

Type: local

Published: 9/14/2007

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A: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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/12/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3999

BID: 25534

CWE: 119, 20

MDKSA: 2007:181

TRA: TRA-2007-07