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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2011-1749

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/10/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
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)

  • suse-upgrade-nfs-client
  • suse-upgrade-nfs-doc
  • suse-upgrade-nfs-kernel-server

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