Bug 115823 - CAN-2004-0010 ncpfs hole (unsupported)
CAN-2004-0010 ncpfs hole (unsupported)
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
3.0
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Assigned To: Jeff Moyer
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-02-16 08:55 EST by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-11 21:08:35 EDT
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2004-02-16 08:55:05 EST
Arjan van de Ven discovered a flaw in ncp_lookup() in ncpfs that could
allow local privilege escalation. ncpfs is only used to allow a system
to mount volumes of NetWare servers or print to NetWare printers. 

Affects: 3
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2004-02-16 08:55:32 EST
Note: only in kernel-unsupported
Comment 5 Jeff Moyer 2004-02-24 09:58:14 EST
This change has been committed to the taroon pool, and will appear in
internal kernel version 2.4.21-9.12.EL.
Comment 6 John Flanagan 2004-05-11 21:08:35 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-188.html

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