Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Mandrake Local Security Checks >> MDKSA-2004:060: ksymoops


Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2004:060: ksymoops

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the ksymoops package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:060 (ksymoops).


Geoffrey Lee discovered a problem with the ksymoops-gznm script distributed with
Mandrakelinux. The script fails to do proper checking when copying a file to the
/tmp directory. Because of this, a local attacker can setup a symlink to point
to a file that they do not have permission to remove. The problem is difficult
to exploit because someone with root rights needs to run ksymoops on a
particular module for which a symlink for the same filename already exists.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:060
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

MacBook Pro a1226 2.2 GHZ logic board New
$90.0
MacBook Pro a1226 2.2 GHZ logic board New pictureSony VPCCW PCG-61111L Intel Motherboard A1749959A MB1143
$15.0
Sony VPCCW  PCG-61111L  Intel  Motherboard A1749959A   MB1143 pictureMSI Gaming Intel H270 DDR4 HDMI USB mini-ITX Motherboard H270I GAMING PRO AC 374
$120.99
MSI Gaming Intel H270 DDR4 HDMI USB mini-ITX Motherboard H270I GAMING PRO AC 374 pictureEVGA Z270 Classified K LGA1151 HDMI M.2 EATX Motherboard - 139850
$208.94
EVGA Z270 Classified K LGA1151 HDMI M.2 EATX Motherboard - 139850 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.