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Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-2653: Vulnerability in arpwatch fails to drop supplementary groups

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-2653: Vulnerability in arpwatch fails to drop supplementary groups

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/12/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

arpwatch 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.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-arpwatch

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