Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2806-1 nbd -- privilege escalation
- Date Reported:
- 29 Nov 2013
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-6410.
- More information:
It was discovered that nbd-server, the server for the Network Block Device protocol, did incorrect parsing of the access control lists, allowing access to any hosts with an IP address sharing a prefix with an allowed address.
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.9.16-8+squeeze1.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1:3.2-4~deb7u4.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your nbd packages.