Bug 695927 (CVE-2011-1679) - CVE-2011-1679 ncpfs: ncpmount and ncpumount fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZE
Summary: CVE-2011-1679 ncpfs: ncpmount and ncpumount fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZE
Alias: CVE-2011-1679
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: public=20110303,reported=20110301,sou...
Depends On: 695935
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-04-12 22:22 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2019-06-08 18:47 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2014-12-05 11:57:23 UTC

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Description Vincent Danen 2011-04-12 22:22:45 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2011-1679 to
the following vulnerability:

Name: CVE-2011-1679
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1679
Assigned: 20110409
Reference: http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/9
Reference: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=688980

ncpfs 2.2.6 and earlier attempts to use (1) ncpmount to append to the
/etc/mtab file and (2) ncpumount to append to the /etc/mtab.tmp file
without first checking whether resource limits would interfere, which
allows local users to trigger corruption of the /etc/mtab file via a
process with a small RLIMIT_FSIZE value, a related issue to

Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2011-04-12 22:31:56 UTC
Created ncpfs tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 695935]

Comment 2 pjp 2014-12-05 11:57:23 UTC
ncpfs package has been orphaned and retired since 12 Mar 2013.

Please see:
  -> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/package/ncpfs/
  -> http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/ncpfs.git/commit/

Closing this bug as no updates/fixes are in sight. :(

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