GLSA-201412-02 : nfs-utils: Information disclosure

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-02
(nfs-utils: Information disclosure)

rpc.gssd in nfs-utils is vulnerable to DNS spoofing due to it depending
on PTR resolution for GSSAPI authentication, allowing for data to be
submitted to a malicious server without the knowledge of the user.

Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to obtain sensitive information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201412-02

Solution :

All nfs-utils users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-fs/nfs-utils-1.2.8'

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.2
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79812 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58854

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1923

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