SuSE9 Security Update : multipath-tools (YOU Patch Number 12377)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

The default permissions on the multipathd socket file were to generous
and allowed any user to connect. (CVE-2009-0115)

This update also contains the following fixes :

- multipathd is not started for single paths (bnc#473841)

- Backport max_fds parameter (bnc#457632)

- Rename NetApp prio callout to 'ontap' (bnc#446661)

- Increase udev settle timeout (bnc#408369)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0115.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12377.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41286 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0115

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