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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-20147: Smokeping: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-20147: Smokeping: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/20/2022
Created
09/26/2022
Added
09/26/2022
Modified
09/26/2022

Description

In the ebuild package through smokeping-2.7.3-r1 for SmokePing on Gentoo, the initscript uses a PID file that is writable by the smokeping user. By writing arbitrary PIDs to that file, the smokeping user can cause a denial of service to arbitrary PIDs when the service is stopped.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-analyzer-smokeping

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