Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libuser (MDVSA-2011:019)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51810
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in libuser :
libuser before 0.57 uses a cleartext password value of (1) !! or (2) x for new LDAP user accounts, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain access by specifying one of these values (CVE-2011-0002).
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.