Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ncpfs (MDVSA-2010:046)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44869


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


A vulnerability has been found in ncpfs which can be exploited by local users to disclose potentially sensitive information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and potentially gain escalated privileges (CVE-2010-0788).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44869

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-046.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/02/24

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ipxutils, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ncpfs-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ncpfs2.3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ncpfs2.3-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libncpfs-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libncpfs2.3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libncpfs2.3-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ncpfs, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/02/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0788

MDVSA: 2010:046

CWE: 59