Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : fdutils (MDKSA-2000:005)

High Nessus Plugin ID 61803


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability in fdmount will allow any user to exploit a buffer overflow. This user, when he is in the floppy group, can have a root access on the machine.


Update the affected fdutils package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61803

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2000-005.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/09/06

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:fdutils, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2000/05/23

Reference Information

MDKSA: 2000:005