openSUSE Security Update : pam_mount (pam_mount-191)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40099


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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40099

File Name: suse_11_0_pam_mount-080912.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

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:11.0

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