Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : util-linux (MDVSA-2015:122)

High Nessus Plugin ID 82375

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VPR Score: 5.9


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


Updated util-linux packages fix security vulnerability :

Sebastian Krahmer reported a command injection flaw in blkid. This could possibly result in command execution with root privileges (CVE-2014-9114).

The util-linux package has been updated to version 2.24.2 and patched to fix this issue and other bugs.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82375

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-122.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/30

Updated: 2021/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64blkid-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64blkid1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mount-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mount1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64uuid-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64uuid1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:util-linux, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:uuidd, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9114

MDVSA: 2015:122