SuSE 10 Security Update : ncpfs (ZYPP Patch Number 7710)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 56610
SynopsisThe remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionFollowing issues are fixed by this update :
- The ncpfs mount and umount programs were affected by the /etc/mtab truncation problems on RLIMIT_FSIZE.
- on errors, the mtab lock was not removed, blocking other applications from modifying /etc/mtab. (CVE-2011-1680)
- we now keep the connection socket alive to avoid losing ncpfs mounts. (bnc#621810)
SolutionApply ZYPP patch number 7710.