CVE-2011-1678

NameCVE-2011-1678
Descriptionsmbfs in Samba 3.5.8 and earlier attempts to use (1) mount.cifs to append to the /etc/mtab file and (2) umount.cifs 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
cifs-utils (PTS)buster2:6.8-2fixed
buster (security)2:6.8-2+deb10u1fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye2:6.11-3.1+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid2:6.14-1.1fixed
samba (PTS)buster, buster (security)2:4.9.5+dfsg-5+deb10u3fixed
bullseye2:4.13.13+dfsg-1~deb11u4fixed
bullseye (security)2:4.13.13+dfsg-1~deb11u3fixed
bookworm, sid2:4.16.4+dfsg-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cifs-utilssourcesqueeze2:4.5-2+squeeze1
cifs-utilssource(unstable)2:5.1-1low
sambasource(unstable)2:3.4.7~dfsg-2low

Notes

cifs-utils was split off from the samba source package with 2:3.4.7~dfsg-2, so marking it as fixed
http://git.samba.org/?p=cifs-utils.git;a=commitdiff;h=f6eae44a3d05b6515a59651e6bed8b6dde689aec

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