openSUSE Security Update : cifs-mount (cifs-mount-2128)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

With enabled 'wide links' samba follows symbolic links on the server
side, therefore allowing clients to overwrite arbitrary files
(CVE-2010-0926). This update changes the default setting to have 'wide
links' disabled by default. The new default only works if 'wide links'
is not set explicitly in smb.conf.

Due to a race condition in mount.cifs a local attacker could corrupt
/etc/mtab if mount.cifs is installed setuid root. mount.cifs is not
setuid root by default and it's not recommended to change that

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected cifs-mount packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45341 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0547

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