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695924: CVE-2011-1677 util-linux: umount may fail to remove /etc/mtab~ lock file

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

mount in util-linux 2.19 and earlier does not remove the /etc/mtab~ lock file after a failed attempt to add a mount entry, which has unspecified impact and local attack vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1677 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 1.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (util-linux) RHSA-2012:0307 2012-02-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (util-linux-ng) RHSA-2011:1691 2011-12-05

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 util-linux Will not fix
Last Modified

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