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Mandriva: 2011:186: nfs-utils Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in nfs-utils: It was found that the mount.nfs tool did not handle certain errors correctly when updating the mtab (mounted file systems table) file. A local attacker could use this flaw to corrupt the mtab file [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2011:186
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : nfs-utils
 Date    : December 12, 2011
 Affected: 2010.1, Enterprise Server 5.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in nfs-utils:
 
 It was found that the mount.nfs tool did not handle certain errors
 correctly when updating the mtab (mounted file systems table)
 file. A local attacker could use this flaw to corrupt the mtab file
 (CVE-2011-1749).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1749
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2010.1:
 783fba0c19265b5085ecabdb594c6aeb  2010.1/i586/nfs-utils-1.2.2-5.1mdv2010.2.i586.rpm
 73c7032c9e3e8233e130ca38f912a159  2010.1/i586/nfs-utils-clients-1.2.2-5.1mdv2010.2.i586.rpm 
 0b02667babf7b3fdbd2284dc2d7d63c9  2010.1/SRPMS/nfs-utils-1.2.2-5.1mdv2010.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2010.1/X86_64:
 a2fec775cd5a467748caf78b62c7ce1d  2010.1/x86_64/nfs-utils-1.2.2-5.1mdv2010.2.x86_64.rpm
 9447399cbd7623165af0bea26d2fa065  2010.1/x86_64/nfs-utils-clients-1.2.2-5.1mdv2010.2.x86_64.rpm 
 0b02667babf7b3fdbd2284dc2d7d63c9  2010.1/SRPMS/nfs-utils-1.2.2-5.1mdv2010.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 1267af5074d0f250ea50fa1f816cc7bc  mes5/i586/nfs-utils-1.1.3-10.3mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 b39e42c513fe9354c663e7da9bb5c136  mes5/i586/nfs-utils-clients-1.1.3-10.3mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm 
 72a3bcd0407307daacd5e63b7758ae64  mes5/SRPMS/nfs-utils-1.1.3-10.3mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 0fe6d6710db58f72f7f4bade38a9c741  mes5/x86_64/nfs-utils-1.1.3-10.3mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 84b6a01600724ac3bb2d2bd8a56fd919  mes5/x86_64/nfs-utils-clients-1.1.3-10.3mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm 
 72a3bcd0407307daacd5e63b7758ae64  mes5/SRPMS/nfs-utils-1.1.3-10.3mdvmes5.2.src.rpm
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 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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