openSUSE Security Update : nfs-client (openSUSE-SU-2011:0747-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes the following security issues :

When using wildcards in /etc/exports an attacker could gain
unauthorized access to an nfs exported filesystem by creating a DNS
record that resolves to the attacker's IP as well as to a trusted IP

mount.nfs could corrupt /etc/mtab (CVE-2011-1749).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected nfs-client packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75978 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1749

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