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

High Nessus Plugin ID 41558


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


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.

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

- 'no_partitons' feature doesn't work with aliases.


Apply ZYPP patch number 6083.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41558

File Name: suse_multipath-tools-6083.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

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: 2009/03/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0115

CWE: 264