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openSUSE-SU-2011:0747-1: moderate: nfs-utils
openSUSE Security Update: nfs-utils

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2011:0747-1
Rating: moderate
References: #689799 #693189 #701702
Cross-References: CVE-2011-1749 CVE-2011-2500
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.4

An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has one
errata is now available.


This update fixes the following security issues:

When using wildcards in /etc/exports an attacker could gain
unauthorized access to an nfs exported filesystem by
creating a DNS record that resolves to the attacker's IP as
well as to a trusted IP (CVE-2011-2500).

mount.nfs could corrupt /etc/mtab (CVE-2011-1749).

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 11.4:

zypper in -t patch nfs-client-4831

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

- openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):



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