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

High Nessus Plugin ID 55548

Synopsis

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

Description

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.
(CVE-2011-2500)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 4821.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=701702

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2500.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55548

File Name: suse_11_nfs-client-110701.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/07/11

Modified: 2014/02/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

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