Descriptionarpwatch 2.1a15, as used by Red Hat, Debian, Fedora, and possibly others, does not properly drop supplementary groups, which might allow attackers to gain root privileges by leveraging other vulnerabilities in the daemon.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SUSE-SU-2012:0987-1, published Mon Aug 13 13:08:37 MDT 2012
- openSUSE-SU-2012:0915-1, published Wed, 25 Jul 2012 15:08:31 +0200 (CEST)
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 |
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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.
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1||arpwatch||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1||arpwatch||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS||arpwatch||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP1||arpwatch||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One 11 SP1||arpwatch||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1||arpwatch||Released|