Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : fuse vulnerabilities (USN-1077-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that FUSE would incorrectly follow symlinks when
checking mountpoints under certain conditions. 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
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52479 ()

Bugtraq ID: 37983

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0789