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rPSA-2007-0203-1 rmake rmake-proxy rmake-repos
From: rPath Update Announcements <announce-noreply () rpath com>
Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2007 18:28:22 -0400

rPath Security Advisory: 2007-0203-1
Published: 2007-10-02
Products: rPath Linux 1
Rating: Major
Exposure Level Classification:
    Local Root Deterministic Privilege Escalation
Updated Versions:
    rmake=/conary.rpath.com () rpl:devel//1/1.0.11.1-2-0.1
    rmake-proxy=/conary.rpath.com () rpl:devel//1/1.0.11.1-2-0.1
    rmake-repos=/conary.rpath.com () rpl:devel//1/1.0.11.1-2-0.1

rPath Issue Tracking System:
    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RMK-634

Description:
    When building packages, rMake creates device files in the change
    root environments in which the packages are built.  In previous
    versions of rMake, the "/dev/zero" file had incorrect device number
    and ownership, which might allow a user to execute arbitrary code
    as the superuser.

Copyright 2007 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License.
A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html


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