Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pmake (MDVSA-2013:271)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 71026


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Updated pmake package fixes security vulnerability :

The make include files in NetBSD before 1.6.2, as used in pmake 1.111 and earlier, allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/_depend##### temporary file, related to and (CVE-2011-1920).


Update the affected pmake package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 71026

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-271.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/11/22

Modified: 2013/11/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:pmake, 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: 2013/11/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1920

BID: 47878

MDVSA: 2013:271