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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2011-186

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2011-186
Posted Dec 13, 2011
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2011-186 - A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in nfs-utils. It was found that the mount.nfs tool did not handle certain errors correctly when updating the mtab file. A local attacker could use this flaw to corrupt the mtab file. The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

tags | advisory, local
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2011-1749
MD5 | f4e620083697e4725f893f7e5033eb05

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2011-186

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2011:186
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : nfs-utils
Date : December 12, 2011
Affected: 2010.1, Enterprise Server 5.0
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in nfs-utils:

It was found that the mount.nfs tool did not handle certain errors
correctly when updating the mtab (mounted file systems table)
file. A local attacker could use this flaw to corrupt the mtab file
(CVE-2011-1749).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1749
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2010.1:
783fba0c19265b5085ecabdb594c6aeb 2010.1/i586/nfs-utils-1.2.2-5.1mdv2010.2.i586.rpm
73c7032c9e3e8233e130ca38f912a159 2010.1/i586/nfs-utils-clients-1.2.2-5.1mdv2010.2.i586.rpm
0b02667babf7b3fdbd2284dc2d7d63c9 2010.1/SRPMS/nfs-utils-1.2.2-5.1mdv2010.2.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2010.1/X86_64:
a2fec775cd5a467748caf78b62c7ce1d 2010.1/x86_64/nfs-utils-1.2.2-5.1mdv2010.2.x86_64.rpm
9447399cbd7623165af0bea26d2fa065 2010.1/x86_64/nfs-utils-clients-1.2.2-5.1mdv2010.2.x86_64.rpm
0b02667babf7b3fdbd2284dc2d7d63c9 2010.1/SRPMS/nfs-utils-1.2.2-5.1mdv2010.2.src.rpm

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
1267af5074d0f250ea50fa1f816cc7bc mes5/i586/nfs-utils-1.1.3-10.3mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
b39e42c513fe9354c663e7da9bb5c136 mes5/i586/nfs-utils-clients-1.1.3-10.3mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
72a3bcd0407307daacd5e63b7758ae64 mes5/SRPMS/nfs-utils-1.1.3-10.3mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
0fe6d6710db58f72f7f4bade38a9c741 mes5/x86_64/nfs-utils-1.1.3-10.3mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
84b6a01600724ac3bb2d2bd8a56fd919 mes5/x86_64/nfs-utils-clients-1.1.3-10.3mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
72a3bcd0407307daacd5e63b7758ae64 mes5/SRPMS/nfs-utils-1.1.3-10.3mdvmes5.2.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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