DescriptionThe nfs_addmntent function in support/nfs/nfs_mntent.c in the mount.nsf tool in nfs-utils before 1.2.4 attempts to append to the /etc/mtab file without first checking whether resource limits would interfere, which allows local users to corrupt this 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 important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- openSUSE-SU-2011:0747-1, published Tue, 19 Jul 2011 01:00:27 +0200 (CEST)
- openSUSE-SU-2011:0749-1, published Tue, 19 Jul 2011 01:05:39 +0200 (CEST)
List of released packages
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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||nfs-utils||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1||nfs-utils||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS||nfs-utils||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One 11 SP1||nfs-utils||Released|
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Tue Jul 9 19:09:10 2013
CVE page last modified: Tue Feb 14 14:32:25 2023