Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : fuse vulnerability (USN-892-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Dan Rosenberg discovered that FUSE did not correctly check mount
locations. A local attacker, with access to use FUSE, could unmount
arbitrary locations, leading to a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44335 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0789