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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2011-1681

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
04/09/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

vmware-hgfsmounter in VMware Open Virtual Machine Tools (aka open-vm-tools) 8.4.2-261024 and earlier attempts to append to the /etc/mtab file without first checking whether resource limits would interfere, which allows local users to trigger corruption of this file via a process with a small RLIMIT_FSIZE value, a related issue to CVE-2011-1089.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-libvmtools-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libvmtools0
  • suse-upgrade-open-vm-tools
  • suse-upgrade-open-vm-tools-gui
  • suse-upgrade-vmware-guest-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-vmware-guest-kmp-desktop
  • suse-upgrade-vmware-guest-kmp-pae

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