RHEL 5 : nfs-utils (RHSA-2008:0486)
High Nessus Plugin ID 33783
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn updated nfs-utils package that fixes a security issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
The nfs-utils package provides a daemon for the kernel NFS server and related tools.
A flaw was found in the nfs-utils package build. The nfs-utils package was missing TCP wrappers support, which could result in an administrator believing they had access restrictions enabled when they did not. (CVE-2008-1376)
Users of nfs-utils are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected nfs-utils package.