openSUSE 10 Security Update : pam_mount (pam_mount-5598)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34263


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


pam_mount allowed users to mount arbitrary devices to any directory when the 'luserconf' configuration directive was set (CVE-2008-3970).


Update the affected pam_mount packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34263

File Name: suse_pam_mount-5598.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/09/23

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pam_mount, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pam_mount-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2008/09/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3970

CWE: 264