GLSA-201006-10 : multipath-tools: World-writeable socket

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201006-10
(multipath-tools: World-writeable socket)

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

See also :

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

Solution :

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.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46777 (gentoo_GLSA-201006-10.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0115