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Secunia Security Advisory 50077

Secunia Security Advisory 50077
Posted Jul 30, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in keepalived, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to potentially gain escalated privileges.

tags | advisory, local
MD5 | 30115035dbb3cdeae63824bc3d5f3c49

Secunia Security Advisory 50077

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TITLE:
keepalived Syslog "log_message()" Signal Handler Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50077

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50077/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50077

RELEASE DATE:
2012-07-30

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50077/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50077/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50077

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in keepalived, which can be
exploited by malicious, local users to potentially gain escalated
privileges.

The vulnerability is caused due to syslog calls in the signal
handlers.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 1.2.4.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 1.2.4.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.keepalived.org/changelog.html
https://github.com/acassen/keepalived/commit/496d91311ede807152fdcf87403c7b8ffbe14824

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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