Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cifs-utils (MDVSA-2012:069)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in cifs-utils :

A file existence dislosure flaw was found in the way mount.cifs tool
of the Samba SMB/CIFS tools suite performed mount of a Linux CIFS
(Common Internet File System) filesystem. A local user, able to mount
a remote CIFS share / target to a local directory could use this flaw
to confirm (non) existence of a file system object (file, directory or
process descriptor) via error messages generated during the mount.cifs
tool run (CVE-2012-1586).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected cifs-utils package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59011 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52742

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1586

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