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Mandriva: 2011:196: ipmitool Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in ipmitool: ipmievd as used in the ipmitool package uses 0666 permissions for its ipmievd.pid PID file, which allows local users to kill arbitrary processes by writing to this file (CVE-2011-4339). [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2011:196
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : ipmitool
 Date    : December 28, 2011
 Affected: 2010.1, 2011., Enterprise Server 5.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in ipmitool:
 
 ipmievd as used in the ipmitool package uses 0666 permissions for
 its ipmievd.pid PID file, which allows local users to kill arbitrary
 processes by writing to this file (CVE-2011-4339).
 
 In Mandriva the ipmievd daemon from the ipmitool package does not
 have an initscript to start and stop the service, however one could
 rather easily craft an initscript or start the service by other means
 rendering the system vulnerable to this issue.
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-4339
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2010.1:
 f6c2f49d841734613a86ee619e423042  2010.1/i586/ipmitool-1.8.11-8.1mdv2010.2.i586.rpm 
 14a2b444b863a7c1e5fcf691be9173bf  2010.1/SRPMS/ipmitool-1.8.11-8.1mdv2010.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2010.1/X86_64:
 cebb9f5f90b7751f521d660e44863ee7  2010.1/x86_64/ipmitool-1.8.11-8.1mdv2010.2.x86_64.rpm 
 14a2b444b863a7c1e5fcf691be9173bf  2010.1/SRPMS/ipmitool-1.8.11-8.1mdv2010.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2011:
 523c03fd637f420e6f5e3e64abc433e1  2011/i586/ipmitool-1.8.11-8.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm 
 e17dfb205619911e04d6c16021f17855  2011/SRPMS/ipmitool-1.8.11-8.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2011/X86_64:
 3239950450cb9cf73fba6e12d24f6e37  2011/x86_64/ipmitool-1.8.11-8.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm 
 e17dfb205619911e04d6c16021f17855  2011/SRPMS/ipmitool-1.8.11-8.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 9be0e6f208f23d65f2fa1a2691244408  mes5/i586/ipmitool-1.8.9-4.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm 
 1e97cbfb4abfff4c7020cdef74af3f35  mes5/SRPMS/ipmitool-1.8.9-4.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 0e46751e107cede43b047cda09c17b80  mes5/x86_64/ipmitool-1.8.9-4.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm 
 1e97cbfb4abfff4c7020cdef74af3f35  mes5/SRPMS/ipmitool-1.8.9-4.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm
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 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
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