Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : catfish (MDVSA-2014:162)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77641


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Updated catfish package fixes security vulnerability :

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Catfish allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse in the current working directory (CVE-2014-2093).


Update the affected catfish package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77641

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-162.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/09/12

Modified: 2014/09/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:catfish, 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: 2014/09/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2093

BID: 65761

MDVSA: 2014:162