[SECURITY] Fedora 8 Update: autofs-5.0.2-20

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Fedora Update Notification
2007-12-15 17:51:02

Name        : autofs
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 5.0.2
Release     : 20
URL         : http://wiki.autofs.net/
Summary     : A tool for automatically mounting and unmounting filesystems
Description :
autofs is a daemon which automatically mounts filesystems when you use
them, and unmounts them later when you are not using them.  This can
include network filesystems, CD-ROMs, floppies, and so forth.


* Thu Dec 13 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> - 5.0.2-20
- Bug 409701: CVE-2007-5964 Privilege Escalation (from local system) through /net autofs mount configuration bug
  - use mount option "nosuid" for "-hosts" map unless "suid" is explicily specified.
* Tue Nov 20 2007 Ian Kent <ikent at redhat.com> - 5.0.2-17
- fix schema selection in LDAP schema discovery.
- check for "*" when looking up wildcard in LDAP.
- fix couple of edge case parse fails of timeout option.
- add SEARCH_BASE configuration option.
- add random selection as a master map entry option.
- re-read config on HUP signal.
- add LDAP_URI, LDAP_TIMEOUT and LDAP_NETWORK_TIMEOUT configuration options.
- fix deadlock in submount mount module.
- fix lack of ferror() checking when reading files.
- fix typo in autofs(5) man page.
- fix map entry expansion when undefined macro is present.
- remove unused export validation code.
- add dynamic logging (adapted from v4 patch from Jeff Moyer).
- fix recursive loopback mounts (Matthias Koenig).
- add map re-load to verbose logging.
- fix handling of LDAP base dns with spaces.
- handle MTAB_NOTUPDATED status return from mount.
- when default master map, auto.master, is used also check for auto_master.
- update negative mount timeout handling.
- fix large group handling (Ryan Thomas).
- fix for dynamic logging breaking non-sasl build (Guillaume Rousse).
- eliminate NULL proc ping for singleton host or local mounts.

  [ 1 ] Bug #409701 - CVE-2007-5964 Privilege Escalation (from local system) through /net autofs mount configuration bug
Updated packages:

4fc0785a999c423a2a11bc672daf94a8a50e151d autofs-5.0.2-20.ppc64.rpm
2d612eb0a7b23a40d4b59ebd940ddfb317ff1244 autofs-debuginfo-5.0.2-20.ppc64.rpm
45bc2344d12e15a79754cb3466380db170025fc8 autofs-5.0.2-20.i386.rpm
031e338c0e88eeb8209a5d08d2800c5145bdda16 autofs-debuginfo-5.0.2-20.i386.rpm
9eace023fd6c99c5cd72977fd48df099d86d7922 autofs-debuginfo-5.0.2-20.x86_64.rpm
f52982ba06c755f070d054f75399ec5a329d97bd autofs-5.0.2-20.x86_64.rpm
e4c9717cad79ba9fe16a58ae461e50eb9e691747 autofs-debuginfo-5.0.2-20.ppc.rpm
f5ac7bc352deedca0e31b91efb41186631eff879 autofs-5.0.2-20.ppc.rpm
eabd008808d8015a01e3a76d95f3aef5c47783c9 autofs-5.0.2-20.src.rpm

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update autofs' 
at the command line.  For more information, refer to "Managing Software
with yum", available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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