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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-18226: JabberD 2.x: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-18226: JabberD 2.x: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/12/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/19/2018
Modified
04/12/2018

Description

The Gentoo net-im/jabberd2 package through 2.6.1 sets the ownership of /var/run/jabber to the jabber account, which might allow local users to kill arbitrary processes by leveraging access to this account for PID file modification before a root script executes a "kill -TERM `cat /var/run/jabber/filename.pid`" command.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-im-jabberd2

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