Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : perl-Proc-Daemon (MDVSA-2014:021)

High Nessus Plugin ID 72133


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Updated perl-Proc-Daemon package fixes security vulnerability :

It was reported that perl-Proc-Daemon, when instructed to write a pid file, does that with a umask set to 0, so the pid file ends up with mode 666, allowing any user on the system to overwrite it (CVE-2013-7135).


Update the affected perl-Proc-Daemon package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72133

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-021.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/01/27

Modified: 2014/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-Proc-Daemon, 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: 2014/01/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7135

BID: 64372

MDVSA: 2014:021