Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : udisks (MDVSA-2014:064)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73068


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


Updated udisks packages fixes security vulnerability :

A flaw was found in the way udisks and udisks2 handled long path names. A malicious, local user could use this flaw to create a specially crafted directory structure that could lead to arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the udisks daemon (root) (CVE-2014-0004).


Update the affected udisks and / or udisks-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73068

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-064.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/03/18

Modified: 2014/08/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/03/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0004

MDVSA: 2014:064