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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 61819
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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 9/6/2012

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: 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: 7/18/2000

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2000-0666

MDKSA: 2000:021