Disable/hide useless secondary partition on Sony PRS-300 eReader

Bug #546924 reported by Chris Jones on 2010-03-25
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
udisks (Ubuntu)
Low
Martin Pitt

Bug Description

Binary package hint: udisks

I have a Sony PRS-300 eReader which presents itself as mass storage via USB, but in addition to its internal storage, it also presents a partition (actually a whole disk by the looks of it) that is read-only and simply contains the Windows/MacOS software installers.

I suggest that we disable/hide this partition.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
CustomUdevRuleFiles: 99-uds.rules
Date: Thu Mar 25 14:01:21 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release Candidate amd64 (20091020.3)
MachineType: LENOVO 2777CTO
Package: udisks 1.0.0-0ubuntu1
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-16-generic root=UUID=19b37e21-1c52-464f-94b6-d44278daa146 ro quiet splash
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_GB.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-16.25-generic
SourcePackage: udisks
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-16-generic x86_64
dmi.bios.date: 11/27/2009
dmi.bios.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.bios.version: 6EET49WW (3.09 )
dmi.board.name: 2777CTO
dmi.board.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.board.version: Not Available
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: No Asset Information
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.chassis.version: Not Available
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnLENOVO:bvr6EET49WW(3.09):bd11/27/2009:svnLENOVO:pn2777CTO:pvrThinkPadX301:rvnLENOVO:rn2777CTO:rvrNotAvailable:cvnLENOVO:ct10:cvrNotAvailable:
dmi.product.name: 2777CTO
dmi.product.version: ThinkPad X301
dmi.sys.vendor: LENOVO

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CVE References

Chris Jones (cmsj) wrote :
Chris Jones (cmsj) wrote :

Err, for clarity, the partition in question is the one with the label LAUNCHER. The other one (READER) is the internal storage of the eReader.

Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :
Changed in udisks (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Martin Pitt (pitti)
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package udisks - 1.0.1-1

---------------
udisks (1.0.1-1) unstable; urgency=high

  Urgency high because of security bug fix.

  [ Michael Biebl ]
  * Build against parted 2.2. (Closes: #574908)
  * debian/control
    - Add dependency on dbus.

  [ Martin Pitt ]
  * New upstream bug fix release:
    - umount.udisks: Exit with return code 0 if the unmount succeeded.
      (LP: #541740)
    - Allow other rules (such as media-player-info) to set a more specific
      presentation icon.
    - Set multimedia-player-ipod icon for iPod media players. (LP: #540235)
    - Stop exporting DM key information. (Closes: #576687, LP: #556651,
      CVE-2010-1149)
    - Fix DM partition table detection.
    - job-drive-benchmark.c: Fix data types in error messages. (LP: #527202)
    - Hide Sony E-Book launcher partition. (LP: #546924)
    - Various test suite improvements.
 -- Martin Pitt <email address hidden> Fri, 09 Apr 2010 18:19:18 +0200

Changed in udisks (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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