Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Ronald Volgers discovered that the mount.cifs utility, when installed
as a setuid program, suffered from a race condition when verifying
user permissions. A local attacker could trick samba into mounting
over arbitrary locations, leading to a root privilege escalation.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 44336 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-0787