Mandriva: 2012:138: acpid
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in acpid: Helmut Grohne and Michael Biebl discovered that ACPI scripts were executed with a permissive file mode creation mask (umask). A local attacker could read files and modify directories created by ACPI [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2012:138
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : acpid
 Date    : August 17, 2012
 Affected: Enterprise Server 5.0
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 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in acpid:
 
 Helmut Grohne and Michael Biebl discovered that ACPI scripts were
 executed with a permissive file mode creation mask (umask). A local
 attacker could read files and modify directories created by ACPI
 scripts that did not set a strict umask (CVE-2011-4578).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-4578
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 85f3ca54e7b9425908750055505ba976  mes5/i586/acpid-1.0.6-6.4mnb2.i586.rpm 
 5eec7f7fc2c232aee6ce97f84666422a  mes5/SRPMS/acpid-1.0.6-6.4mnb2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 6a467035f7b3faa0067c5be0023b32a7  mes5/x86_64/acpid-1.0.6-6.4mnb2.x86_64.rpm 
 5eec7f7fc2c232aee6ce97f84666422a  mes5/SRPMS/acpid-1.0.6-6.4mnb2.src.rpm
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