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LIN5-18211 : Security Advisory - nfs-utils - CVE-2011-2500

Created: Mar 2, 2014    Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Resolved Date: Mar 10, 2014
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace


The host_reliable_addrinfo function in support/export/hostname.c in nfs-utils before 1.2.4 does not properly use DNS to verify access to NFS exports, which allows remote attackers to mount filesystems by establishing crafted DNS A and PTR records.

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