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CVE-2010-3879 Detail


FUSE, possibly 2.8.5 and earlier, allows local users to create mtab entries with arbitrary pathnames, and consequently unmount any filesystem, via a symlink attack on the parent directory of the mountpoint of a FUSE filesystem, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-0789.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/22/2011

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Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Exploit; Patch External Source CONFIRM External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2011-0854 Exploit External Source FULLDISC 20101102 fusermount: Unmount any filesystem External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2011:005 Exploit External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20101104 CVE request: fuse Exploit External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20101105 Re: CVE request: fuse Exploit; Patch External Source MISC External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2013:155 Exploit External Source BID 44623 External Source UBUNTU USN-1045-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1045-2 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2011-0181 External Source VUPEN ADV-2011-0302 Exploit External Source CONFIRM Exploit External Source CONFIRM Exploit; Patch External Source CONFIRM External Source XF fuse-fusermount-tool-dos(62986)

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