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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-29
(mount-cifs: Multiple vulnerabilites)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in mount-cifs. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
The vulnerabilities allow local users to cause a denial of service (mtab
corruption) via a crafted string. Also, local users could mount a CIFS
share on an arbitrary mountpoint, and gain privileges via a symlink
attack on the mountpoint directory file.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
Gentoo has discontinued support for mount-cifs. We recommend that users
# emerge --unmerge 'net-fs/mount-cifs'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 59702 ()
Bugtraq ID: 3799238326
CVE ID: CVE-2010-0547CVE-2010-0787
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