Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : perl-Proc-ProcessTable (MDVSA-2013:216)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 69465


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Updated perl-Proc-ProcessTable package fixes security vulnerability : in the Proc::ProcessTable module 0.45 for Perl, when TTY information caching is enabled, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/TTYDEVS (CVE-2011-4363).


Update the affected perl-Proc-ProcessTable package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 69465

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-216.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/08/25

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 2.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-Proc-ProcessTable, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server: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: 2013/08/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4363

BID: 50868

MDVSA: 2013:216