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openSUSE-SU-2011:0985-1: moderate: ncpfs: Fixed mtab truncation issues due to RLIMIT_FSIZE
openSUSE Security Update: ncpfs: Fixed mtab truncation issues due to
RLIMIT_FSIZE
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2011:0985-1
Rating: moderate
References: #686554
Cross-References: CVE-2011-1089 CVE-2011-1679
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.4
openSUSE 11.3
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An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

Following issues are fixed by this update: The ncpfs mount
and umount programs were affected by the /etc/mtab
truncation problems on RLIMIT_FSIZE. (CVE-2011-1679)

Also on errors, the mtab lock was not removed, blocking
other applications from modifying /etc/mtab. (CVE-2011-1680)


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 ncpfs-5051

- openSUSE 11.3:

zypper in -t patch ncpfs-5051

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


Package List:

- openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):

ncpfs-2.2.6-169.170.1
ncpfs-devel-2.2.6-169.170.1

- openSUSE 11.4 (x86_64):

ncpfs-32bit-2.2.6-169.170.1

- openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64):

ncpfs-2.2.6-166.3.1
ncpfs-devel-2.2.6-166.3.1

- openSUSE 11.3 (x86_64):

ncpfs-32bit-2.2.6-166.3.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1089.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1679.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/686554


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