SuSE9 Security Update : ncpfs (YOU Patch Number 9805)
High Nessus Plugin ID 41344
SynopsisThe remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionThis update fixes the following security issues :
- a buffer overflow in ncplogin and ncpmap. Both applications are installed setuid-root on SuSE Linux, but only users of group 'trusted' are allowed to execute the binaries. If successfully exploited this vulnerabilities could be used to gain local root access.
- missing file permisions checks for ~/.nwclient.
- a buffer overflow in ncplogin. (CVE-2005-0014)
This update also fixes the following non-security issues :
- On SLES9 translations for several languages have been added
SolutionApply YOU patch number 9805.