SuSE 10 Security Update : multipath-tools (ZYPP Patch Number 6083)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

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 :

- Error checking in VECTOR_XXX defines. (bnc#469269)

- Correct definition of dbg_malloc()

- Double free on path release

- Use noflush for kpartx. (bnc#473352)

- multipathd dies immediately after start. (bnc#473029)

- Fixup multibus zero-path handling. (bnc#476330)

- Use lists for uevent processing. (bnc#478874)

- Set stacksize of uevent handling thread. (bnc#478874)

- Fix multipathd signal deadlock

- Stack overflow in uev_trigger. (bnc#476540)

- Check for NULL argument in vector_foreach_slot.
(bnc#479572)

- Invalid callout formatting for cciss. (bnc#419123)

- 'no_partitons' feature doesn't work with aliases.
(bnc#465009)

See also :

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

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6083.

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: 41558 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0115

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