Fedora 7 : autofs-5.0.1-29 (2007-4469)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Thu Dec 13 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> -
5.0.1-29

- Bug 421351: CVE-2007-5964 autofs defaults don't
restrict suid in /net [f7]

- use mount option 'nosuid' for '-hosts' map unless
'suid' is explicily specified.

- Wed Sep 5 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> -
5.0.1-28

- add ldaps support (required by schema discovery).

- add back LDAP schema discovery if no schema is
configured.

- Tue Aug 28 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> -
5.0.1-26

- fix 'nosymlink' option handling and add desription to
man page.

- update patch to prevent failure on empty master map.

- if there's no 'automount' entry in nsswitch.conf use
'files' source.

- add LDAP schema discovery if no schema is configured.

- Tue Aug 21 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> -
5.0.1-25

- change random multiple server selection option name to
be consistent with upstream naming.

- Tue Aug 21 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> -
5.0.1-24

- don't fail on empty master map.

- allow for older schemas that allow '*' as a key value.

- add support for the '%' hack for case insensitive
attribute schemas.

- Mon Jul 30 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> -
5.0.1-23

- mark map instances stale so they aren't 'cleaned'
during updates.

- fix large file compile time option.

- Fri Jul 27 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> -
5.0.1-22

- fix version passed to get_supported_ver_and_cost (bz
249574).

- Tue Jul 24 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> -
5.0.1-21

- fix parse confusion between attribute and attribute
value.

- Fri Jul 20 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> -
5.0.1-20

- fix handling of quoted slash alone (bz 248943).

- Wed Jul 18 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> -
5.0.1-19

- fix wait time resolution in alarm and state queue
handlers (bz 247711).

- Mon Jul 16 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> -
5.0.1-18

- correct man page of patch which added mount options
append control.

- Mon Jul 16 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> -
5.0.1-17

- fix mount point directory creation for bind mounts.

- add quoting for exports gathered by hosts map.

- Thu Jun 7 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> -
5.0.1-13

- fix deadlock in alarm manager module.

- Sun Jun 3 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> -
5.0.1-11

- correct mistake in logic test in wildcard lookup.

- Mon May 7 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> -
5.0.1-10

- fix master map lexer to admit '.' in macro values.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=421351
http://www.nessus.org/u?1d563a94

Solution :

Update the affected autofs and / or autofs-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29713 (fedora_2007-4469.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 26841

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5964

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