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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2013.1668.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2013:1668-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'nfs-utils' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2013:1668-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'nfs-utils' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2013:1668-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
nfs-utils receives hereby a LTSS roll-up security and bugfix update.

* CVE-2013-1923: Allow DNS lookups to be avoided when determining kerberos identity of server. The NFS_GSSD_AVOID_DNS sysconfig variable must to be set for this to take full effect as some installations could be negatively affected by this change

More bugs have been fixed:

* Fixed bugs with the info provided by 'showmount -e'
not being updated correctly. (bnc#661493)
* nfsserver.init: Fix initialization of
/var/lib/nfs/state and run sm-notify at start up time when necessary (bnc#628887)
* Increase number of supported krb5 mounts from 32 to 256. (bnc#716463)
* Avoid crash if krb5_init_context fails (bnc#806840)

Security Issue reference:

* CVE-2013-1923
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Affected Software/OS:
'nfs-utils' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
3.2

CVSS Vector:
AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-1923
BugTraq ID: 58854
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/58854
http://marc.info/?l=linux-nfs&m=136491998607561&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=linux-nfs&m=136500502805121&w=2
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1012 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-06/msg00142.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1016 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-06/msg00146.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1048 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-06/msg00172.html
XForce ISS Database: nfsutils-cve20131923-spoofing(85331)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/85331
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