SuSE 10 Security Update : ncpfs (ZYPP Patch Number 7711)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 57231
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

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 ZYPP patch number 7711.

See Also

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: 57231

File Name: suse_ncpfs-7711.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/13/2011

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/24/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/9/2011

Reference Information

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