[USN-2411-1] mountall vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Nov 18 12:54:28 UTC 2014
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2411-1
November 18, 2014
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.10
mountall could mount certain filesystems with the wrong permissions.
- mountall: filesystem mounting tool
Saurav Sengupta discovered that mountall incorrectly handled umask when
calling the mount utility, resulting in certain filesystems possibly being
mounted with incorrect permissions.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.
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