|Description||Buffer overflow in the realpath function in nfs-server rpc.mountd, as used in SUSE Linux 9.1 through 10.0, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors involving mount requests and symlinks.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: local)|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
nfs-utils (kernel NFS server) is not affected
(it uses PATH_MAX for the buffer passed to realpath).