SuSE 11.1 Security Update : NFS (SAT Patch Number 4821)

High Nessus Plugin ID 55548


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


When using wildcards in /etc/exports an attacker could gain unauthorized access to an NFS exported filesystem by creating a DNS record that resolves to the attacker's IP as well as to a trusted IP.


Apply SAT patch number 4821.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55548

File Name: suse_11_nfs-client-110701.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/07/11

Updated: 2014/02/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:nfs-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:nfs-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:nfs-kernel-server, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/07/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2500