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<glsa id="201206-29">
<title>mount-cifs: Multiple vulnerabilites</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities were found in mount-cifs, the worst of
which leading to privilege escalation.
<product type="ebuild">mount-cifs</product>
<announced>June 25, 2012</announced>
<revised>February 02, 2014: 2</revised>
<package name="net-fs/mount-cifs" auto="yes" arch="*">
<vulnerable range="le">3.0.30</vulnerable>
<p>mount-cifs is the cifs filesystem mount helper split from Samba.</p>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in mount-cifs. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
<impact type="normal">
<p>The vulnerabilities allow local users to cause a denial of service (mtab
corruption) via a crafted string. Also, local users could mount a CIFS
share on an arbitrary mountpoint, and gain privileges via a symlink
attack on the mountpoint directory file.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>Gentoo has discontinued support for mount-cifs. We recommend that users
unmerge mount-cifs:
# emerge --unmerge "net-fs/mount-cifs"
<uri link="">CVE-2010-0547</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2010-0787</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 08 Oct 2011 22:36:28 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 02 Feb 2014 18:36:37 +0000">craig</metadata>