SuSE 11.1 Security Update : ncpfs (SAT Patch Number 5045)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Following issues are fixed by this update :

- The ncpfs mount and umount programs were affected by the
/etc/mtab truncation problems on RLIMIT_FSIZE.
(CVE-2011-1679)

- on errors, the mtab lock was not removed, blocking other
applications from modifying /etc/mtab. (CVE-2011-1680)

- we now keep the connection socket alive to avoid losing
ncpfs mounts (bnc#621810)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=621810
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=686554
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1089.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1679.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1680.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 5045.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57120 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1089
CVE-2011-1679
CVE-2011-1680

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