USN-2411-1: mountall vulnerability

18 November 2014

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.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 14.10

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.