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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
pam_mount 0.10 through 0.45, when luserconf is enabled, does not
verify mountpoint and source ownership before mounting a user-defined
volume, which allows local users to bypass intended access
restrictions via a local mount.
The updated packages have been patched to fix the issue.
The fix for CVE-2008-3970 uncovered crashes in the code handling the
'allow', 'deny', and 'require' options in pam_mount-0.33, released for
Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring. Also, the verification of the allowed
mount options ('allow' configuration directive) was inverted in
This update fixes these issues.
See also :
Update the affected pam_mount package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9