Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : nfs-utils (MDKSA-2000:021)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 61819


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


A bug recently discovered in the nfs-utils package can theoretically be used for gaining remote root access. While there are currently no known exploits for this bug, we recommend upgrading to the latest version which fixes the bug.


Update the affected nfs-utils and / or nfs-utils-clients packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 61819

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2000-021.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/09/06

Modified: 2017/12/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nfs-utils, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nfs-utils-clients, 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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2000/07/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2000-0666

MDKSA: 2000:021