SuSE 11.1 Security Update : ncpfs (SAT Patch Number 5045)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57120

Synopsis

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

Description

Following issues are fixed by this update :

- The ncpfs mount and umount programs were affected by the /etc/mtab truncation problems on RLIMIT_FSIZE.
(CVE-2011-1679)

- 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)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 5045.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=621810

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=686554

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1089.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1679.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1680.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57120

File Name: suse_11_ncpfs-110824.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Updated: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ncpfs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ncpfs-32bit, 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: 2011/08/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1089, CVE-2011-1679, CVE-2011-1680