MDKA-2007:068 : e2fsprogs

High Nessus Plugin ID 38019


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


The libblkid library contained in the libext2fs2 package contains a serious memory leak which can cause machines being used as NFS servers to rapidly consume system memory. This update fixes the memory leak.


Update the affected package(s).

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 38019

File Name: mandrake_MDKA-2007-068.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

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: 2007/06/25