exploit the possibilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1622-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1622-1
Posted Nov 6, 2012
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 1622-1 - It was discovered that the Munin qmailscan plugin incorrectly handled temporary files. A local attacker could use this issue to possibly overwrite arbitrary files. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Ubuntu 11.10, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It was discovered that Munin incorrectly handled plugin state file permissions. An attacker obtaining privileges of the munin user could use this issue to escalate privileges to root. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, local, root
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2012-2103, CVE-2012-3512, CVE-2012-3513, CVE-2012-2103, CVE-2012-3512, CVE-2012-3513
MD5 | c0b025398b3748bffe117899225b3f77

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1622-1

Change Mirror Download
============================================================================
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1622-1
November 05, 2012

munin vulnerabilities
============================================================================

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 11.10
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Munin.

Software Description:
- munin: Network-wide graphing framework

Details:

It was discovered that the Munin qmailscan plugin incorrectly handled
temporary files. A local attacker could use this issue to possibly
overwrite arbitrary files. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 11.10, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. (CVE-2012-2103)

It was discovered that Munin incorrectly handled plugin state file
permissions. An attacker obtaining privileges of the munin user could use
this issue to escalate privileges to root. (CVE-2012-3512)

It was discovered that Munin incorrectly handled specifying an alternate
configuration file. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the web server. This issue
only affected Ubuntu 12.10. (CVE-2012-3513)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 12.10:
munin 2.0.2-1ubuntu2.2

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
munin 1.4.6-3ubuntu3.3

Ubuntu 11.10:
munin 1.4.5-3ubuntu4.11.10.2

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
munin 1.4.4-1ubuntu1.2

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1622-1
CVE-2012-2103, CVE-2012-3512, CVE-2012-3513

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/munin/2.0.2-1ubuntu2.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/munin/1.4.6-3ubuntu3.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/munin/1.4.5-3ubuntu4.11.10.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/munin/1.4.4-1ubuntu1.2
Login or Register to add favorites

File Archive:

October 2021

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    Oct 1st
    16 Files
  • 2
    Oct 2nd
    1 Files
  • 3
    Oct 3rd
    1 Files
  • 4
    Oct 4th
    24 Files
  • 5
    Oct 5th
    24 Files
  • 6
    Oct 6th
    11 Files
  • 7
    Oct 7th
    14 Files
  • 8
    Oct 8th
    19 Files
  • 9
    Oct 9th
    1 Files
  • 10
    Oct 10th
    0 Files
  • 11
    Oct 11th
    7 Files
  • 12
    Oct 12th
    15 Files
  • 13
    Oct 13th
    26 Files
  • 14
    Oct 14th
    10 Files
  • 15
    Oct 15th
    6 Files
  • 16
    Oct 16th
    2 Files
  • 17
    Oct 17th
    1 Files
  • 18
    Oct 18th
    14 Files
  • 19
    Oct 19th
    15 Files
  • 20
    Oct 20th
    20 Files
  • 21
    Oct 21st
    12 Files
  • 22
    Oct 22nd
    14 Files
  • 23
    Oct 23rd
    0 Files
  • 24
    Oct 24th
    0 Files
  • 25
    Oct 25th
    0 Files
  • 26
    Oct 26th
    0 Files
  • 27
    Oct 27th
    0 Files
  • 28
    Oct 28th
    0 Files
  • 29
    Oct 29th
    0 Files
  • 30
    Oct 30th
    0 Files
  • 31
    Oct 31st
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2020 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Services
Security Services
Hosting By
Rokasec
close