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ELSA-2012-0310 Low: Oracle Linux nfs-utils security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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ELSA-2012-0310 Low: Oracle Linux nfs-utils security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/07/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/23/2012
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The nfs_addmntent function in support/nfs/nfs_mntent.c in the mount.nsf tool in nfs-utils before 1.2.4 attempts to append to the /etc/mtab file without first checking whether resource limits would interfere, which allows local users to corrupt this file via a process with a small RLIMIT_FSIZE value, a related issue to CVE-2011-1089.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-nfs-utils

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