Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2011 06:39:16 -1000 From: akuster <akuster@...sta.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <huzaifas@...hat.com> Subject: Re: kexec-tools: Multiple security flaws by management of kdump core files and ramdisk images What version does this affect ? - Armin On 10/04/2011 04:34 PM, Huzaifa Sidhpurwala wrote: > Hi All, > > Kevan Carstensen reported multiple security flaws in kexec-tools, > details are as follows: > > 1. CVE-2011-3588: > > The default value of "StrictHostKeyChecking=no" has been used for kdump/ > mkdumprd openssh integration. A remote malicious kdump server could use > this flaw to impersonate the intended, correct kdump server to obtain > security sensitive information (kdump core files). > > 2. CVE-2011-3589 > > mkdumprd utility copied content of certain directories into newly > created initial ramdisk images, potentially leading to information leak. > > 3. CVE-2011-2390 > > mkdumprd utility created the final initial ramdisk image with > world-readable permissions, possibly leading to information leak. > > Reference: > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=716439 > >
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