openSUSE Security Update : ncpfs (openSUSE-SU-2011:0985-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75974


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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)

Also on errors, the mtab lock was not removed, blocking other applications from modifying /etc/mtab. (CVE-2011-1680)


Update the affected ncpfs packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75974

File Name: suse_11_4_ncpfs-110824.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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:opensuse:ncpfs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ncpfs-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ncpfs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ncpfs-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ncpfs-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ncpfs-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/24

Reference Information

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