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Mandriva: 2014:021: perl-Proc-Daemon Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated perl-Proc-Daemon package fixes security vulnerability: It was reported that perl-Proc-Daemon, when instructed to write a pid file, does that with a umask set to 0, so the pid file ends up with mode 666, allowing any user on the system to overwrite it [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2014:021
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : perl-Proc-Daemon
 Date    : January 24, 2014
 Affected: Business Server 1.0, Enterprise Server 5.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated perl-Proc-Daemon package fixes security vulnerability:
 
 It was reported that perl-Proc-Daemon, when instructed to write
 a pid file, does that with a umask set to 0, so the pid file ends
 up with mode 666, allowing any user on the system to overwrite it
 (CVE-2013-7135).
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-7135
 https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-December/125133.html
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 eb4625acb3c72e6f7463ad9172843c27  mes5/i586/perl-Proc-Daemon-0.03-5.1mdvmes5.2.noarch.rpm 
 b367ed9786497cd5538474643de43834  mes5/SRPMS/perl-Proc-Daemon-0.03-5.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 81fe1be38c5c3b5b9192e12faf377d43  mes5/x86_64/perl-Proc-Daemon-0.03-5.1mdvmes5.2.noarch.rpm 
 b367ed9786497cd5538474643de43834  mes5/SRPMS/perl-Proc-Daemon-0.03-5.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 3ce0594ce38d205794e581292add47ed  mbs1/x86_64/perl-Proc-Daemon-0.140.0-2.1.mbs1.noarch.rpm 
 16b0dacea233f3735f14d8acaefd15b0  mbs1/SRPMS/perl-Proc-Daemon-0.140.0-2.1.mbs1.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/en/support/security/advisories/

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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