Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : usbmuxd (MDVSA-2012:133)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61981
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionIt was discovered that usbmuxd did not correctly perform bounds checking when processing the SerialNumber field of USB devices. An attacker with physical access could use this to crash usbmuxd or potentially execute arbitrary code as the 'usbmux' user (CVE-2012-0065).
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.