Upstream information

CVE-2011-1675 at MITRE

Description

mount in util-linux 2.19 and earlier attempts 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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 3.3
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 690486 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 util-linux Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 util-linux Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 util-linux Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP1 util-linux Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP2 util-linux Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 util-linux Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS util-linux Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 util-linux Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS util-linux Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 util-linux Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS util-linux Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1 util-linux Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 util-linux Already fixed
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 util-linux Ignore