CVE-2010-3879

NameCVE-2010-3879
DescriptionFUSE, possibly 2.8.5 and earlier, allows local users to create mtab entries with arbitrary pathnames, and consequently unmount any filesystem, via a symlink attack on the parent directory of the mountpoint of a FUSE filesystem, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-0789.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs602333

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
fuse (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy2.9.0-2+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.9.3-15+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid2.9.6-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fusesource(unstable)2.8.5-1medium602333

Notes

[squeeze] - fuse <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2010-3879

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