Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : nfs-utils (MDVSA-2009:060)

High Nessus Plugin ID 37261


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


A security vulnerability has been identified and fixed in nfs-utils, which caused TCP Wrappers to ignore netgroups and allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions (CVE-2008-4552).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.


Update the affected nfs-utils and / or nfs-utils-clients packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 37261

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-060.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2015/03/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nfs-utils, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nfs-utils-clients, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/02/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4552

BID: 31823

MDVSA: 2009:060

CWE: 264