Upstream information

CVE-2007-4135 at MITRE

Description

The NFSv4 ID mapper (nfsidmap) before 0.17 does not properly handle return values from the getpwnam_r function when performing a username lookup, which can cause it to report a file as being owned by "root" instead of "nobody" if the file exists on the server but not on the client.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.2
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 291870 [RESOLVED]

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