CVE-2011-1675

NameCVE-2011-1675
Descriptionmount in util-linux 2.19 and earlier attempts 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.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
util-linux (PTS)buster2.33.1-0.1fixed
buster (security)2.33.1-0.1+deb10u1fixed
bullseye2.36.1-8+deb11u1fixed
bullseye (security)2.36.1-8+deb11u2fixed
bookworm2.38.1-5fixed
bookworm (security)2.38.1-5+deb12u1fixed
trixie2.40.1-8.1fixed
sid2.40.1-9fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
util-linuxsource(unstable)2.20.1-1low

Notes

[squeeze] - util-linux <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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