SuSE 10 Security Update : pam_mount (ZYPP Patch Number 5602)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34264


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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


Apply ZYPP patch number 5602.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34264

File Name: suse_pam_mount-5602.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/09/23

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/09/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3970

CWE: 264