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Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 10:41:35 -0700
From: Vincent Danen <>
Subject: Re: Physical access vulnerabilities and auto-mounting

* [2011-02-23 08:33:48 +0100] Sebastian Krahmer wrote:

>Unfortunally I think nobody would care. As nobody cared
>that you actually do not need physical access. Via udisks DBUS
>service you can load any LKM via
>dbus-send --system --print-reply --dest=org.freedesktop.UDisks          \
>                   /org/freedesktop/UDisks/devices/sr0                  \
>                   org.freedesktop.UDisks.Device.FilesystemMount        \
>                   string:'LKM' array:string:''
>I reported that several months ago to upstream but it was frozen to more
>or less a non-issue. Indeed nobody agreed that this is an issue to fix.

Please use CVE-2010-4661 for this udisks flaw.

Some additional references:

Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team 

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