CVE Reference: CVE-2011-1679

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2011-1679

Description:
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.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/66701

MLIST
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/01/2
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/31/4
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/31/3
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/22/6
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/22/4
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/15/6
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/14/16
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/14/7
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/14/5
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/07/9
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/05/7
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/05/3
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/12
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/10
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/9
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/04/11

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