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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-18240: collectd: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-18240: collectd: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
03/18/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/22/2018
Modified
04/20/2018

Description

The Gentoo app-admin/collectd package before 5.7.2-r1 sets the ownership of PID file directory to the collectd account, which might allow local users to kill arbitrary processes by leveraging access to this account for PID file modification before a root script sends a SIGKILL (when the service is stopped).

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-admin-collectd

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