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Upstream information

CVE-2009-0115 at MITRE


The Device Mapper multipathing driver (aka multipath-tools or device-mapper-multipath) 0.4.8, as used in SUSE openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), Fedora, and possibly other operating systems, uses world-writable permissions for the socket file (aka /var/run/multipathd.sock), which allows local users to send arbitrary commands to the multipath daemon.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 458598 [VERIFIED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.0
  • multipath-tools-debuginfo >= 0.4.7-127.2
  • multipath-tools-debugsource >= 0.4.7-127.2
openSUSE 11.0
  • kpartx >= 0.4.7-127.2
  • multipath-tools >= 0.4.7-127.2
openSUSE 11.1
  • multipath-tools-debuginfo >= 0.4.8-26.10.1
  • multipath-tools-debugsource >= 0.4.8-26.10.1
openSUSE 11.1
  • kpartx >= 0.4.8-26.10.1
  • multipath-tools >= 0.4.8-26.10.1
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • multipath-tools >= 0.4.7-75.21
YOU Patch Nr: 12377

Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP2 multipath-tools Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 GA multipath-tools Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 GA multipath-tools Released