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Alma Linux: CVE-2022-41973: Moderate: device-mapper-multipath security and bug fix update (ALSA-2023-2459)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2022-41973: Moderate: device-mapper-multipath security and bug fix update (ALSA-2023-2459)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/29/2022
Created
05/15/2023
Added
05/15/2023
Modified
04/17/2024

Description

multipath-tools 0.7.7 through 0.9.x before 0.9.2 allows local users to obtain root access, as exploited in conjunction with CVE-2022-41974. Local users able to access /dev/shm can change symlinks in multipathd due to incorrect symlink handling, which could lead to controlled file writes outside of the /dev/shm directory. This could be used indirectly for local privilege escalation to root.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-device-mapper-multipath
  • alma-upgrade-device-mapper-multipath-devel
  • alma-upgrade-device-mapper-multipath-libs
  • alma-upgrade-kpartx

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