Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : util-linux-ng (MDVSA-2008:114)
High Nessus Plugin ID 36569
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionArgument injection vulnerability in login (login-utils/login.c) in util-linux-ng 2.14 and earlier makes it easier for remote attackers to hide activities by modifying portions of log events.
The updated packages have been patched to fix the issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected util-linux-ng package.