Fedora 12 : lvm2-2.02.72-4.fc12 (2010-12250)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update addresses a security problem when using the clustered LVM
daemon clvmd from the package lvm2-cluster on systems where you have
non-root users.

The lvm2 package on its own is not vulnerable to this problem but if
you are using lvm2-cluster you must update both together.

Further details are given in the Red Hat Bugzilla:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/CVE-2010-2526

After updating the packages, make sure that clvmd restarted itself.

This update also includes several other important bug fixes - see the
detailed changelog.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/CVE-2010-2526
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=614248
http://www.nessus.org/u?2552094e

Solution :

Update the affected lvm2 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49677 (fedora_2010-12250.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 42033

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2526

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