A vulnerability has been reported in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.
The vulnerability is caused due to a missing "nosuid" option in the default autofs configuration file for "/net" mounts. This can be exploited by a malicious, local user to execute arbitrary suid binaries via a malicious NFS server.
Solution: Updated packages are available via Red Hat Network.
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Subject: Red Hat autofs "/net" Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
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