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Secunia Security Advisory 49713

Secunia Security Advisory 49713
Posted Jun 26, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Gentoo has issued an update for mount-cifs. This fixes a weakness and a security issue, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), disclose potentially sensitive information, and potentially gain escalated privileges.

tags | advisory, denial of service, local
systems | linux, gentoo
MD5 | 42793e7681ecd7469c898481a0e122c0

Secunia Security Advisory 49713

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TITLE:
Gentoo update for mount-cifs

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49713

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/49713/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49713

RELEASE DATE:
2012-06-26

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49713/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/49713/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49713

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Gentoo has issued an update for mount-cifs. This fixes a weakness and
a security issue, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to
cause a DoS (Denial of Service), disclose potentially sensitive
information, and potentially gain escalated privileges.

For more information:
SA38286
SA38811

SOLUTION:
Update to "net-fs/mount-cifs-3.4.6" or later.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
GLSA 201206-29:
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201206-29.xml

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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