DescriptionThe 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.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SUSE-SR:2007:018, published Fri, 31 Aug 2007 15:00:00 +0000