Bug#522813: multipath-tools: CVE-2009-0115 insecure permissions of control socket

Nico Golde nion at debian.org
Mon Apr 6 17:11:10 UTC 2009

Package: multipath-tools
Severity: grave
Tags: security

the following CVE (Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures) id was
published for multipath-tools.

| multipath-tools in SUSE openSUSE 10.3 through 11.0 and SUSE Linux
| Enterprise Server (SLES) 10 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.

If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the
CVE id in your changelog entry.

For further information see:

[0] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0115

Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - nion at jabber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF
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