Discovery of this issue is credited to Scott Grayban <email@example.com>.
The LAM/MPI Runtime environment for Mandrake Linux is prone to an insecure account creation vulnerability. The package creates an account 'mpi' without a corresponding password during installation.
No exploit is required.
Currently we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches for this issue. If you feel we are in error or are aware of more recent information, please mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>.