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Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2010 18:45:35 +0200
From: Stefan Behte <craig@...too.org>
To: gentoo-announce@...too.org
Cc: bugtraq@...urityfocus.com, full-disclosure@...ts.grok.org.uk,
	security-alerts@...uxsecurity.com
Subject: [ GLSA 201006-10 ] multipath-tools: World-writeable socket

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201006-10
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: multipath-tools: World-writeable socket
      Date: June 01, 2010
      Bugs: #264564
        ID: 201006-10

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Synopsis
========

multipath-tools does not set correct permissions on the socket file,
making it possible to send arbitrary commands to the multipath daemon
for local users.

Background
==========

multipath-tools are used to drive the Device Mapper multipathing
driver.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package                 /  Vulnerable  /               Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  sys-fs/multipath-tools     < 0.4.8-r1                 >= 0.4.8-r1

Description
===========

multipath-tools uses world-writable permissions for the socket file
(/var/run/multipathd.sock).

Impact
======

Local users could send arbitrary commands to the multipath daemon,
causing cluster failures and data loss.

Workaround
==========

chmod o-rwx /var/run/multipath.sock

Resolution
==========

All multipath-tools users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-fs/multipath-tools-0.4.8-r1"

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since November 13, 2009. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.

References
==========

  [ 1 ] CVE-2009-0115
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0115

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201006-10.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@...too.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2010 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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