==================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Moderate: nfs-utils security update Advisory ID: RHSA-2008:0486-01 Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0486.html Issue date: 2008-07-31 CVE Names: CVE-2008-1376 ==================================================================== 1. Summary: An updated nfs-utils package that fixes a security issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. 2. Relevant releases/architectures: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64 Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server) - i386, ia64, ppc, s390x, x86_64 3. Description: The nfs-utils package provides a daemon for the kernel NFS server and related tools. A flaw was found in the nfs-utils package build. The nfs-utils package was missing TCP wrappers support, which could result in an administrator believing they had access restrictions enabled when they did not. (CVE-2008-1376) Users of nfs-utils are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. 4. Solution: Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released errata relevant to your system have been applied. This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at 5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/): 440114 - CVE-2008-1376 RHEL5 nfs-utils is missing tcp_wrappers support 6. Package List: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client): Source: i386: nfs-utils-1.0.9-35z.el5_2.i386.rpm nfs-utils-debuginfo-1.0.9-35z.el5_2.i386.rpm x86_64: nfs-utils-1.0.9-35z.el5_2.x86_64.rpm nfs-utils-debuginfo-1.0.9-35z.el5_2.x86_64.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server): Source: i386: nfs-utils-1.0.9-35z.el5_2.i386.rpm nfs-utils-debuginfo-1.0.9-35z.el5_2.i386.rpm ia64: nfs-utils-1.0.9-35z.el5_2.ia64.rpm nfs-utils-debuginfo-1.0.9-35z.el5_2.ia64.rpm ppc: nfs-utils-1.0.9-35z.el5_2.ppc.rpm nfs-utils-debuginfo-1.0.9-35z.el5_2.ppc.rpm s390x: nfs-utils-1.0.9-35z.el5_2.s390x.rpm nfs-utils-debuginfo-1.0.9-35z.el5_2.s390x.rpm x86_64: nfs-utils-1.0.9-35z.el5_2.x86_64.rpm nfs-utils-debuginfo-1.0.9-35z.el5_2.x86_64.rpm These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package 7. References: https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1376 https://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate 8. Contact: The Red Hat security contact is
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