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Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2018 12:27:56 +0100
From: Nikolaus Rath <>
Subject: [CVE-2018-10906] libfuse: restriction bypass of the "allow_other" option
 when SELinux is active


I've just released updated versions of libfuse 2.x and libfuse 3.x that fix CVE-2018-10906.

Jann Horn discovered that it is possible to bypass fusermount's restrictions on the use of the "allow_other" mount option as follows if SELinux is active. fusermount is a (typically setuid) helper for mounting FUSE file systems.


GPG Fingerprint: ED31 791B 2C5C 1613 AF38 8B8A D113 FCAC 3C4E 599F

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