Upstream information

CVE-2010-3879 at MITRE


FUSE, possibly 2.8.5 and earlier, allows local users to create mtab entries with arbitrary pathnames, and consequently unmount any filesystem, via a symlink attack on the parent directory of the mountpoint of a FUSE filesystem, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-0789.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 651598 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 668820 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 685055 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • fuse >= 2.7.2-61.23.1
  • libblkid1 >= 2.16-6.11.1
  • libfuse2 >= 2.7.2-61.23.1
  • libuuid1 >= 2.16-6.11.1
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.16-6.11.1
  • libuuid1-x86 >= 2.16-6.11.1
  • util-linux >= 2.16-6.11.1
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.16-6.11.1
  • uuid-runtime >= 2.16-6.11.1

Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SLED-10-SP3 fuse Released
SLED-10-SP4 fuse Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 fuse Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 fuse Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS fuse Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One fuse Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 fuse Released