Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Dan Rosenberg discovered that cifs-utils incorrectly handled changes
to the mtab file. A local attacker could use this issue to corrupt the
mtab file, possibly leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1678)
Jan Lieskovsky discovered that cifs-utils incorrectly filtered certain
strings being added to the mtab file. A local attacker could use this
issue to corrupt the mtab file, possibly leading to a denial of
Update the affected smbfs package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 56390 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-1678CVE-2011-2724
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