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MDKSA-2004:145: rp-pppoe

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the rp-pppoe package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:145 (rp-pppoe).



Max Vozeler discovered a vulnerability in pppoe, part of the rp-pppoe package.
When pppoe is running setuid root, a possible hacker can overwrite any file on the
system. Mandrakelinux does not install pppoe setuid root, however the packages
have been patched to prevent this problem.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:145
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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