Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libgssglue (MDVSA-2013:043)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66057


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


This update fixes insecure getenv() usage in libgssglue, which could be used under some circumstances by local attackers do gain root privileges (CVE-2011-2709).


Update the affected lib64gssglue-devel and / or lib64gssglue1 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66057

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-043.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gssglue-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gssglue1, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2709

BID: 48490

MDVSA: 2013:043

MGASA: 2012-0159