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|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- openSUSE-SU-2011:0985-1, published Thu, 1 Sep 2011 18:08:17 +0200 (CEST)
Status of this issue by product and package
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|Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1||ncpfs||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1||ncpfs||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP1||ncpfs||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1||ncpfs||Released|
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 08:09:42 2013
CVE page last modified: Tue Jan 17 12:01:00 2023