Debian Security Advisory
DLA-3009-1 cifs-utils -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 16 May 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1010818.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-27239, CVE-2022-29869.
- More information:
A couple of vulnerabilities were found in src:cifs-utils, a Common Internet File System utilities, and are as follows:
In cifs-utils, a stack-based buffer overflow when parsing the mount.cifs ip= command-line argument could lead to local attackers gaining root privileges.
cifs-utils, with verbose logging, can cause an information leak when a file contains = (equal sign) characters but is not a valid credentials file.
For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2:6.7-1+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your cifs-utils packages.
For the detailed security status of cifs-utils please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/cifs-utils
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS