DescriptionThe Device Mapper multipathing driver (aka multipath-tools or device-mapper-multipath) 0.4.8, as used in SUSE openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), Fedora, and possibly other operating systems, uses world-writable permissions for the socket file (aka /var/run/multipathd.sock), which allows local users to send arbitrary commands to the multipath daemon.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SR:2009:007, published Tue, 24 Mar 2009 16:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SR:2009:008, published Mon, 06 Apr 2009 15:00:00 +0000
Status of this issue by product and package
Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.
|Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11||multipath-tools||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11||multipath-tools||Released|
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 03:10:03 2013
CVE page last modified: Sun Jul 2 00:22:27 2023