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Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 16:55:25 +0200
From: Yves-Alexis Perez <>
Cc: Martin Zobel-Helas <>,
Subject: CVE request: keepalived pid file permissions issue


it was reported that keepalived (and some other daemons) store their pid
file with permission 666. A bug was opened for keepalived in Debian,
could a CVE be assigned to the issue?

Bug text was:

On mar., 2011-05-10 at 16:33 +0200, Martin Zobel-Helas wrote:
> Package: keepalived
> Version: 1.1.12-1
> Severity: grave
> Tags: security
> Hi,
> keepalive writes a public writeable pid file to /var/run
> -rw-rw-rw-  1 root     root        5 2011-02-08 13:00
> Cheers,
> Martin
> reference:


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