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Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

MDKSA-2001:087: expect Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the expect package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2001:087 (expect).

A packaging problem that can lead to a root compromise existed in the expect
package as provided in Mandrake Linux 8.1. expect would look for libraries in
the directory /home/snailtalk/tmp/tcltk-root/usr/lib before any other and if
such a user existed on the system, with rogue libraries, if root were to execute
expect, a compromise could occur.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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