Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ncpfs (MDVSA-2010:061)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 45041


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in ncpfs :

sutil/ncpumount.c in ncpumount in ncpfs 2.2.6 produces certain detailed error messages about the results of privileged file-access attempts, which allows local users to determine the existence of arbitrary files via the mountpoint name (CVE-2010-0790).

The (1) ncpmount, (2) ncpumount, and (3) ncplogin programs in ncpfs 2.2.6 do not properly create lock files, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (application failure) via unspecified vectors that trigger the creation of a /etc/mtab~ file that persists after the program exits (CVE-2010-0791).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 45041

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-061.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/03/12

Modified: 2016/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ipxutils, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ncpfs-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ncpfs2.3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ncpfs2.3-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libncpfs-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libncpfs2.3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libncpfs2.3-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ncpfs, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/03/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0790, CVE-2010-0791

MDVSA: 2010:061

CWE: 200, 264