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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-138

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-138
Posted Aug 17, 2012
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-138 - Helmut Grohne and Michael Biebl discovered that ACPI scripts were executed with a permissive file mode creation mask. A local attacker could read files and modify directories created by ACPI scripts that did not set a strict umask. The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

tags | advisory, local
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2011-4578
SHA-256 | 0bc07732113abfe4a4d47247e6e85dbe5ba0d3f2ba67d9ce240dd0715687d2eb

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2012-138

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2012:138
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : acpid
Date : August 17, 2012
Affected: Enterprise Server 5.0
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in acpid:

Helmut Grohne and Michael Biebl discovered that ACPI scripts were
executed with a permissive file mode creation mask (umask). A local
attacker could read files and modify directories created by ACPI
scripts that did not set a strict umask (CVE-2011-4578).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-4578
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
85f3ca54e7b9425908750055505ba976 mes5/i586/acpid-1.0.6-6.4mnb2.i586.rpm
5eec7f7fc2c232aee6ce97f84666422a mes5/SRPMS/acpid-1.0.6-6.4mnb2.src.rpm

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
6a467035f7b3faa0067c5be0023b32a7 mes5/x86_64/acpid-1.0.6-6.4mnb2.x86_64.rpm
5eec7f7fc2c232aee6ce97f84666422a mes5/SRPMS/acpid-1.0.6-6.4mnb2.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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