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umount in util-linux 2.8 to 2.12q 2.13-pre1 and 2.13-pre2 and other packages such as loop-aes-utils allows local users with unmount permissions to gain privileges via the -r (remount) option which causes the file system to be remounted with just the read-only flag which effectively clears the nosuid nodev and other flags.

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umount in util-linux 2.8 to 2.12q 2.13-pre1 and 2.13-pre2 and other packages such as loop-aes-utils allows local users with unmount permissions to gain privileges via the -r (remount) option which causes the file system to be remounted with just the read-only flag which effectively clears the nosuid nodev and other flags.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-2876
Product(s):