Security update for nfs-utils

SUSE Security Update: Security update for nfs-utils
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2013:1668-1
Rating: moderate
References: #628887 #661493 #716463 #806840 #813464
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 LTSS

  • An update that solves one vulnerability and has four fixes is now available.


    nfs-utils receives hereby a LTSS roll-up security and
    bugfix update.

    * CVE-2013-1923: Allow DNS lookups to be avoided when
    determining kerberos identity of server. The
    NFS_GSSD_AVOID_DNS sysconfig variable must to be set for
    this to take full effect as some installations could be
    negatively affected by this change

    More bugs have been fixed:

    * Fixed bugs with the info provided by "showmount -e"
    not being updated correctly. (bnc#661493)
    * nfsserver.init: Fix initialization of
    /var/lib/nfs/state and run sm-notify at start up time when
    necessary (bnc#628887)
    * Increase number of supported krb5 mounts from 32 to
    256. (bnc#716463)
    * Avoid crash if krb5_init_context fails (bnc#806840)

    Security Issue reference:

    * CVE-2013-1923

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64):
    • nfs-utils-1.0.7-