SuSE9 Security Update : ncpfs (YOU Patch Number 9805)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update fixes the following security issues :

- a buffer overflow in ncplogin and ncpmap. Both
applications are installed setuid-root on SuSE Linux,
but only users of group 'trusted' are allowed to execute
the binaries. If successfully exploited this
vulnerabilities could be used to gain local root access.

- missing file permisions checks for ~/.nwclient.
(CVE-2005-0013)

- a buffer overflow in ncplogin. (CVE-2005-0014)

This update also fixes the following non-security issues :

- On SLES9 translations for several languages have been
added

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2005-0013.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2005-0014.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 9805.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41344 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0013
CVE-2005-0014

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