Bug 567813 (CVE-2010-1088) - CVE-2010-1088 kernel: fix LOOKUP_FOLLOW on automount "symlinks"
Summary: CVE-2010-1088 kernel: fix LOOKUP_FOLLOW on automount "symlinks"
Alias: CVE-2010-1088
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 567814 567815 567816 567817
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Reported: 2010-02-24 01:08 UTC by Eugene Teo (Security Response)
Modified: 2021-11-12 20:05 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-03-28 08:45:39 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2010:0504 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security and bug fix update 2010-07-01 18:26:58 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2010:0631 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel-rt security and bug fix update 2010-08-18 07:58:39 UTC

Description Eugene Teo (Security Response) 2010-02-24 01:08:56 UTC
Description of problem:
Make sure that automount "symlinks" are followed regardless of LOOKUP_FOLLOW; it should have no effect on them.

Upstream commit:

For this vulnerability to work, you need the support for O_NOFOLLOW (predates 2.6.12), openat (2.6.16 onwards) and use by NFS of 'trapdoor mounts' (2.6.18 onwards).

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2010-07-01 18:28:03 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2010:0504 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0504.html

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2010-08-17 15:53:15 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  MRG for RHEL-5

Via RHSA-2010:0631 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0631.html

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