RHEL 3 : redhat-config-nfs (RHSA-2004:434)
High Nessus Plugin ID 14802
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn updated redhat-config-nfs package that fixes bugs and potential security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.
The redhat-config-nfs package includes a graphical user interface for creating, modifying, and deleting nfs shares.
John Buswell discovered a flaw in redhat-config-nfs that could lead to incorrect permissions on exported shares when exporting to multiple hosts. This could cause an option such as 'all_squash' to not be applied to all of the listed hosts. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2004-0750 to this issue.
Additionally, a bug was found that prevented redhat-config-nfs from being run if hosts didn't have options set in /etc/exports.
All users of redhat-config-nfs are advised to upgrade to these updated packages as well as checking their NFS shares directly or via the /etc/exports file for any incorrectly set options.
SolutionUpdate the affected redhat-config-nfs package.