Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 185043
CVE-2005-3623 ACL setting on read-only fs
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:23 EST
SUSE discovered a flaw in ACL handling in kernel nfsd; if a filesystem is
exported as read-only the remote user can still set ACLs and they migrate to the
This issue did not affect the 2.6.9 kernel; however the nfsacl functionality was
introduced into Enterprise Linux 4 in Update 3. Update 3 contains the patch to
correct this flaw applied to the nfs2acl.c file but it is missing from nfs3acl.c
Patch is in nfs3acl, wasn't able to reproduce the issue.
An advisory 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
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