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NFS Hidden File Alert

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000018957D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Aug-22
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Aug-22

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is an invention to secure against a known vulnerability in Network File Sharing (NFS) where files can be hidden on a system under a mount point. This invention would check each mount point prior to the start of NFS and report to the system administration team any files that may reside under these mount points.