SUSE-SU-2013:1668-1: moderate: Security update for nfs-utils

sle-updates at sle-updates at
Thu Nov 14 05:13:47 MST 2013

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for nfs-utils

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2013:1668-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #628887 #661493 #716463 #806840 #813464 
Cross-References:   CVE-2013-1923
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 LTSS

   An update that solves one vulnerability and has four fixes
   is now available.


   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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64):



More information about the sle-updates mailing list