77748 : IMPItool ipmievd PID File Process ID Exchange Local DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-12-13

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2011-4339" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : ipmievd (aka the IPMI event daemon) in OpenIPMI, as used in the ipmitool package 1.8.11 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6, Debian GNU/Linux, Fedora 16, and other products uses 0666 permissions for its ipmievd.pid PID file, which allows local users to kill arbitrary processes by writing to this file.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Red Hat has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the RHSA in the references section.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 3.6
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-12-15 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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