Debian DSA-1989-1 : fuse - denial of service

low Nessus Plugin ID 44853

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VPR Score: 3.7

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Dan Rosenberg discovered a race condition in FUSE, a Filesystem in USErspace. A local attacker, with access to use FUSE, could unmount arbitrary locations, leading to a denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the fuse packages.

For the oldstable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.5.3-4.4+etch1.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 2.7.4-1.1+lenny1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=567633

https://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-1989

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 44853

File Name: debian_DSA-1989.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/24/2010

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 3.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:fuse, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/2/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0789

BID: 37983

DSA: 1989

CWE: 59