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<title>nfs-utils: Access restriction bypass</title>
An error in nfs-utils allows for bypass of the netgroups restriction.
<product type="ebuild">nfs-utils</product>
<announced>March 07, 2009</announced>
<revised>March 07, 2009: 01</revised>
<package name="net-fs/nfs-utils" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.1.3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.1.3</vulnerable>
nfs-utils contains the client and daemon implementations for the NFS
Michele Marcionelli reported that nfs-utils invokes the hosts_ctl()
function with the wrong order of arguments, which causes TCP Wrappers
to ignore netgroups.
<impact type="normal">
A remote attacker could bypass intended access restrictions, i.e. NFS
netgroups, and gain access to restricted services.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All nfs-utils users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-fs/nfs-utils-1.1.3&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2008-4552</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 11 Jan 2009 18:56:17 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 12 Feb 2009 18:22:47 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Thu, 12 Feb 2009 18:23:17 +0000">