Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : acpid (MDVSA-2009:343)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 43605
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in acpid :
acpid 1.0.4 sets an unrestrictive umask, which might allow local users to leverage weak permissions on /var/log/acpid, and obtain sensitive information by reading this file or cause a denial of service by overwriting this file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-4033 (CVE-2009-4235).
Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers.
This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.
SolutionUpdate the affected acpid package.