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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for openmpi (ALAS-2013-256) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for openmpi (ALAS-2013-256) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/23/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

OpenFabrics ibutils 1.5.7 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (1) ibdiagnet.db, (2) ibdiagnet.fdbs, (3) ibdiagnet_ibis.log, (4) ibdiagnet.log, (5) ibdiagnet.lst, (6) ibdiagnet.mcfdbs, (7) ibdiagnet.pkey, (8) ibdiagnet.psl, (9) ibdiagnet.slvl, or (10) ibdiagnet.sm in /tmp/.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openmpi
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openmpi-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openmpi-devel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openmpi
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openmpi-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openmpi-devel

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