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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-069

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-069
Posted May 6, 2012
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-069 - A file existence dislosure flaw was found in the way mount.cifs tool of the Samba SMB/CIFS tools suite performed mount of a Linux CIFS filesystem. A local user, able to mount a remote CIFS share / target to a local directory could use this flaw to confirm existence of a file system object (file, directory or process descriptor) via error messages generated during the mount.cifs tool run. The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

tags | advisory, remote, local
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2012-1586
MD5 | d69472912b4c9f639f947f72c301f442

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-069

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2012:069
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : cifs-utils
Date : May 4, 2012
Affected: 2010.1, 2011.
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in cifs-utils:

A file existence dislosure flaw was found in the way mount.cifs tool
of the Samba SMB/CIFS tools suite performed mount of a Linux CIFS
(Common Internet File System) filesystem. A local user, able to
mount a remote CIFS share / target to a local directory could use
this flaw to confirm (non) existence of a file system object (file,
directory or process descriptor) via error messages generated during
the mount.cifs tool run (CVE-2012-1586).

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-2012-1586
https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8821
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2010.1:
0b125635841123c39aa915e9708a8419 2010.1/i586/cifs-utils-4.8.1-0.2mdv2010.2.i586.rpm
2822bca1b75fc1eea5360f2c3d8d9bd6 2010.1/SRPMS/cifs-utils-4.8.1-0.2mdv2010.2.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2010.1/X86_64:
052307fac1232b872f007ddeb5355af0 2010.1/x86_64/cifs-utils-4.8.1-0.2mdv2010.2.x86_64.rpm
2822bca1b75fc1eea5360f2c3d8d9bd6 2010.1/SRPMS/cifs-utils-4.8.1-0.2mdv2010.2.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2011:
f1d534a2ee05113cf6cac6a30e4046e2 2011/i586/cifs-utils-4.9-1.2-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
f5c019446c94a5f0476d6a4a8bdd19d8 2011/SRPMS/cifs-utils-4.9-1.2.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2011/X86_64:
ab6001dd7d5007ab83635a96f3e5ed40 2011/x86_64/cifs-utils-4.9-1.2-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
f5c019446c94a5f0476d6a4a8bdd19d8 2011/SRPMS/cifs-utils-4.9-1.2.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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