Red Hat nfs-utils package TCP Wrapper security bypass

nfsutils-tcpwrapper-security-bypass (48058) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The Red Hat nfs-utils package could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the omission of TCP wrapper support. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass access restrictions to possibly launch further attacks against the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

Refer to Red Hat Bugzilla - Bug 477864 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • freshmeat.net: Project details for Linux NFS Utilities.
  • Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 477864: nfs-utils: missing tcp_wrappers support in Fedora 9 and 10 .
  • BID-33294: 'nfs-utils' Package for Fedora 9 and 10 TCP Wrappers Security Bypass Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-0180: Certain Fedora build scripts for nfs-utils before 1.1.2-9.fc9 on Fedora 9, and before 1.1.4-6.fc10 on Fedora 10, omit TCP Wrapper support, which might allow remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions, possibly a related issue to CVE-2008-1376.

Platforms Affected:

  • NFS nfs-utils 0.2
  • NFS nfs-utils 0.2.1
  • NFS nfs-utils 0.3.1
  • NFS nfs-utils 0.3.3
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.1
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.10
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.11
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.12
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.2
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.3
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.4
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.6
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.7 Pre-1
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.7
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.7 Pre-2
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.8 RC-4
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.8 RC-3
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.8 RC-2
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.8
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.8 RC-1
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.0.9
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.1.0
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.1.0 RC-1
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.1.1
  • NFS nfs-utils 1.1.2
  • RedHat Fedora 10
  • RedHat Fedora 9

Reported:

Jan 14, 2009

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