CVE-2011-1784 Detail

Current Description

The pidfile_write function in core/pidfile.c in keepalived 1.2.2 and earlier uses 0666 permissions for the (1) keepalived.pid, (2) checkers.pid, and (3) vrrp.pid files in /var/run/, which allows local users to kill arbitrary processes by writing a PID to one of these files.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=626281
http://lists.debian.org/debian-security/2011/05/msg00012.html
http://lists.debian.org/debian-security/2011/05/msg00013.html
http://lists.debian.org/debian-security/2011/05/msg00018.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/10/5
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/16/7
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/47859
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=704039
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67477

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1784
NVD Published Date:
05/20/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017
Source:
MITRE