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Full text and rfc822 format available. Thanks. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of followup comments via e-mail Name * Email * Website Twitter Proudly powered by WordPress [PATCH] mount.cifs: Properly update mtab during remount [Date I've copied my vulnerability report below: mount.cifs, and umount.cifs are vulnerable to race conditions that allow unprivileged users to create denial of service conditions. have a peek here

Rich Wohlstadter Sys. We have to follow the convention that /bin/mount uses or the locking is worthless. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Thanks Archangel for reminding me of the obvious. https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1048101

Just starting out and have a question? Today, on the other hand, they failed to mount. Last modified: Tue Nov 8 00:22:42 2016; Machine Name: beach Debian Bug tracking system Copyright (C) 1999 Darren O.

That'll block unprivileged users from sending signals to the program. It did the job, and was simple. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation. End of content United StatesHewlett Packard Enterprise International CorporateCorporateAccessibilityCareersContact UsCorporate ResponsibilityEventsHewlett Packard LabsInvestor RelationsLeadershipNewsroomSitemapPartnersPartnersFind a PartnerPartner Ubuntu Ubuntu Insights Planet Ubuntu Activity Page Please read before SSO login Advanced Search Forum The Ubuntu Forum Community Ubuntu Official Flavours Support New to Ubuntu [ubuntu] Failure to mount drives

This is a bonafide bug in the system and needs to be fixed. Full text and rfc822 format available. The existence of this stale lockfile will cause most mounting utilities to abort, denying service. http://www.backtrack-linux.org/forums/showthread.php?t=16391 Comment 1 Jeff Layton 2010-02-25 11:10:29 UTC (In reply to comment #0) > > As far as I know, this issue has not been assigned a CVE. > Nor should it.

http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ `- GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848 Please GPG sign your mail. Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  Menu Categories Solutions IT Transformation Internet of Things Topics Big Data Cloud Security Infrastructure Strategy and Technology Products Cloud Integrated Systems Networking As far as I know, this issue has not been assigned a CVE. Once that exists and most mount helpers are using it, changing the locking scheme becomes a bit more feasible.

Main Menu LQ Calendar LQ Rules LQ Sitemap Site FAQ View New Posts View Latest Posts Zero Reply Threads LQ Wiki Most Wanted Jeremy's Blog Report LQ Bug Syndicate Latest https://bugs.debian.org/440828 Comment 4 Jeff Layton 2010-02-25 12:28:48 UTC Yes, I think we probably need to mask signals as well so that races with ^c aren't possible. Full text and rfc822 format available. mkdir /mnt/sr0 #for mounting DVD/CD Drive add the USB device/HDD Partition/DVD/CD entries to /etc/fstab for example if its sdb1 it should look like nano /etc/fstab /dev/sdb1 /mnt/sdb1 vfat auto,noatime,users,suid,dev,exec 0 0

Toggle useless messagesView this report as an mbox folder, status mbox, maintainer mbox Report forwarded to [email protected], LaMont Jones : Bug#440828; Package mount. navigate here It did the job, and was simple. Copy sent to LaMont Jones . All are fixed now /etc/mtab is a symlink. #64479 mount: should use /proc/mounts with mtab as backup - /proc/mounts is now always used #94076 mount: doesn't update mtab when link to

Comment 3 Jeff Layton 2011-02-01 13:02:52 EST Patch committed in cifs-utils-4.8.1-2. Visit the following links: Site Howto | Site FAQ | Sitemap | Register Now If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Check This Out It's been quite good to my even though I have t be considered a linux newbie.

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Join our community today! And google. I'm working on a set of patches to change that however, but they're not quite ready and they don't fix this issue. I think what was happenning is that autofs manages folders in its mount points and was preventing other programs (whatever process handles mounting usb devices) from accessing or writting to the

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug. There are vague plans to eventually build a "libmount" that mount helpers could use to do things like mtab addition and removal, option parsing, etc... Please report your bugs. this contact form Comment 2 Jeff Layton 2010-02-25 11:31:06 UTC What I think we need to do is to call "setreuid(0,0)" before doing the mtab locking.

Message #10 received at [email protected] (full text, mbox, reply): From: LaMont Jones To: Richard Wohlstadter , [email protected] Subject: Re: Bug#440828: umount fails to remove entry in /etc/mtab when unmounting Date: