Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : systemd (MDVSA-2012:030)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 61946
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in systemd :
A TOCTOU race condition was found in the way the systemd-logind login manager of the systemd, a system and service manager for Linux, performed removal of particular records related with user session upon user logout. A local attacker could use this flaw to conduct symbolic link attacks, potentially leading to removal of arbitrary system file (CVE-2012-1174).
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.