DescriptionThe host_reliable_addrinfo function in support/export/hostname.c in nfs-utils before 1.2.4 does not properly use DNS to verify access to NFS exports, which allows remote attackers to mount filesystems by establishing crafted DNS A and PTR records.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
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Note from the SUSE Security TeamOnly newer versions with IPv6 enhancements were affected, making only SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 and openSUSE 11.4 vulnerable. Both have received updates for this problem. SUSE Bugzilla entry: 701702 [RESOLVED / FIXED] 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
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1|| ||Patchnames:
|openSUSE 11.4|| |
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1|| ||
SAT Patch Nr: 4821
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 |
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
SAT Patch Nr: 4821
|openSUSE 11.4|| ||Patchnames:
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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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.
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1||nfs-utils||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for SAP Enterprise Search||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||nfs-utils||Released|