GLSA-201412-02 : nfs-utils: Information disclosure
Low Nessus Plugin ID 79812
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-02 (nfs-utils: Information disclosure)
rpc.gssd in nfs-utils is vulnerable to DNS spoofing due to it depending on PTR resolution for GSSAPI authentication, allowing for data to be submitted to a malicious server without the knowledge of the user.
A remote attacker may be able to obtain sensitive information.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll nfs-utils users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-fs/nfs-utils-1.2.8'