Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : shadow-utils (MDKSA-2001:007)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 61881
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionWireX discovered a potential temporary file race condition in the useradd program contained in the shadow-utils package. The useradd program creates it's temporary files in the protected directory /etc/default, but if this directory is changed to world-writable, a problem could occur. This update corrects the problem.
SolutionUpdate the affected shadow-utils package.