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 CVE-2011-1089.
Published 2011-04-10 02:55:02
Updated 2017-08-17 01:34:19
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-1679

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 8 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-1679

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
3.3
LOW AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
3.4
4.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2011-1679

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2011-1679

Products affected by CVE-2011-1679

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