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MGASA-2022-0170 - Updated cifs-utils packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 12 May 2022
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2022-0170.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2022-27239,
     CVE-2022-29869

In cifs-utils through 6.14, a stack-based buffer overflow when parsing the
mount.cifs ip= command-line argument could lead to local attackers gaining
root privileges. (CVE-2022-27239)

cifs-utils through 6.14, with verbose logging, can cause an information
leak when a file contains = (equal sign) characters but is not a valid
credentials file. (CVE-2022-29869)

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=30360
- https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/04/27/5
- https://lists.opensuse.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/QMGM2N6RR7GOZR7OP37QJTCTTLTTIWUN/
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/QIYZ4L6SLSYJQ446VJAO2VGAESURQNSP/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-27239
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-29869

SRPMS:
- 8/core/cifs-utils-6.11-2.2.mga8

Mageia 2022-0170: cifs-utils security update

In cifs-utils through 6.14, a stack-based buffer overflow when parsing the mount.cifs ip= command-line argument could lead to local attackers gaining root privileges

Summary

In cifs-utils through 6.14, a stack-based buffer overflow when parsing the mount.cifs ip= command-line argument could lead to local attackers gaining root privileges. (CVE-2022-27239)
cifs-utils through 6.14, with verbose logging, can cause an information leak when a file contains = (equal sign) characters but is not a valid credentials file. (CVE-2022-29869)

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=30360

- https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/04/27/5

- https://lists.opensuse.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/QMGM2N6RR7GOZR7OP37QJTCTTLTTIWUN/

- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/QIYZ4L6SLSYJQ446VJAO2VGAESURQNSP/

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-27239

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-29869

Resolution

MGASA-2022-0170 - Updated cifs-utils packages fix security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 8/core/cifs-utils-6.11-2.2.mga8

Severity
Publication date: 12 May 2022
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2022-0170.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2022-27239, CVE-2022-29869

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