Mission and Overview
NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management data. This data enables automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance (e.g. FISMA).
Resource Status
NVD contains:

Last updated: 12/21/2014 2:27:05 PM

CVE Publication rate: 19.83

Email List

NVD provides four mailing lists to the public. For information and subscription instructions please visit NVD Mailing Lists

Workload Index
Vulnerability Workload Index: 8.19
About Us
NVD is a product of the NIST Computer Security Division and is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division. It supports the U.S. government multi-agency (OSD, DHS, NSA, DISA, and NIST) Information Security Automation Program. It is the U.S. government content repository for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-4339

Original release date: 12/14/2011
Last revised: 05/29/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.6 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

External Source: XF
Name: impitool-pid-dos(71763)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0123
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-17071
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.xerox.com/download/security/security-bulletin/16287-4d6b7b0c81f7b/cert_XRX13-003_v1.0.pdf
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 47228
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 47376
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-17065
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:196
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20111213 OpenIPMI: IPMI event daemon creates PID file with world writeable permissions
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2376
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=742837
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 47173
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:1814

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ AND
+ OR
* cpe:/a:corey_minyard:openipmi:1.8.11
+ OR
cpe:/o:red_hat:enterprise_linux:6

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
Changes related to vulnerability configurations

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)