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[ MDVSA-2013:030 ] arpwatch
From: security () mandriva com
Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2013 12:33:00 +0200
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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2013:030
Package : arpwatch
Date : April 5, 2013
Affected: Business Server 1.0
A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in arpwatch:
arpwatch 2.1a15, as used by Red Hat, Debian, Fedora, and possibly
others, does not properly drop supplementary groups, which might allow
attackers to gain root privileges by leveraging other vulnerabilities
in the daemon (CVE-2012-2653).
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
NOTE: This advisory was previousely given the MDVSA-2013:017 identifier
Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.
All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:
gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98
You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:
If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact
Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
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