Descriptionncpfs 2.2.6 and earlier attempts to use (1) ncpmount to append to the /etc/mtab file and (2) ncpumount to append to the /etc/mtab.tmp file without first checking whether resource limits would interfere, which allows local users to trigger corruption of the /etc/mtab file via a process with a small RLIMIT_FSIZE value, a related issue to CVE-2011-1089.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- openSUSE-SU-2011:0985-1, published Thu, 1 Sep 2011 18:08:17 +0200 (CEST)
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1||ncpfs||Released|
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