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[ GLSA 202311-06 ] multipath-tools: Multiple Vulnerabilities


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 202311-06
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: multipath-tools: Multiple Vulnerabilities
Date: November 25, 2023
Bugs: #878763
ID: 202311-06

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in multipath-tools, the
worst of which can lead to root privilege escalation.

Background
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multipath-tools are used to drive the Device Mapper multipathing driver.

Affected packages
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Package Vulnerable Unaffected
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sys-fs/multipath-tools < 0.9.3 >= 0.9.3

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in multipath-tools. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
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Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All multipath-tools users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-fs/multipath-tools-0.9.3"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2022-41973
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-41973
[ 2 ] CVE-2022-41974
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2022-41974

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202311-06

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2023 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5