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[DSA823] DSA-823-1 util-linux

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-823-1 util-linux

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

David Watson discovered a bug in mount as provided by util-linux and
other packages such as loop-aes-utils that permits local users to
bypass filesystem access restrictions by re-mounting it read-only.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.11n-7woody1.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.12p-4sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.12p-8.
We recommend that you upgrade your util-linux package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-823
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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