Discovery of this issue is credited to Scott Grayban <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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: email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>.