Fedora Update for pam_mount FEDORA-2010-13127

Published: 2010-09-07 13:09:12
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
Check for the Version of pam_mount

Affected Versions:
pam_mount on Fedora 13

Technical Details:
This module is aimed at environments with central file servers that a user wishes to mount on login and unmount on logout, such as (semi-)diskless stations where many users can logon. The module also supports mounting local filesystems of any kind the normal mount utility supports, with extra code to make sure certain volumes are set up properly because often they need more than just a mount call, such as encrypted volumes. This includes SMB/CIFS, NCP, davfs2, FUSE, losetup crypto, dm-crypt/cryptsetup and truecrypt. If you intend to use pam_mount to protect volumes on your computer using an encrypted filesystem system, please know that there are many other issues you need to consider in order to protect your data. For example, you probably want to disable or encrypt your swap partition. Don't assume a system is secure without carefully considering potential threats.

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2947

References:

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-September/046999.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2010-09-07
Modified
2018-01-19
Category
Fedora Local Security Checks

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