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

High Nessus Plugin ID 41286


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


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)


Apply YOU patch number 12377.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41286

File Name: suse9_12377.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/10/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2009/03/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0115

CWE: 264