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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-4339

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 PID file, which allows local users to kill arbitrary processes by writing to this file.
Publish Date : 2011-12-14 Last Update Date : 2017-08-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C 2011-10-03 2011-12-13
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-1814 -- ipmitool security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27696 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013-0123 -- OpenIPMI security, bug fix, and enhancement update (low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27619 unix
DSA-2376-1 ipmitool -- insecure pid file oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15157 unix
DSA-2376-2 ipmitool -- insecure pid file oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15293 unix
ELSA-2011:1814: ipmitool security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22807 unix
ELSA-2013:0123: OpenIPMI security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23486 unix
RHSA-2011:1814: ipmitool security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22166 unix
RHSA-2011:1814: ipmitool security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111814 unix
RHSA-2013:0123: OpenIPMI security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20287 unix
RHSA-2013:0123: OpenIPMI security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130123 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-4339

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Corey Minyard Openipmi 1.8.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Corey Minyard Openipmi 1

- References For CVE-2011-4339
XF impitool-pid-dos(71763)
FEDORA FEDORA-2011-17071
FEDORA FEDORA-2011-17065
MLIST [oss-security] 20111213 OpenIPMI: IPMI event daemon creates PID file with world writeable permissions CONFIRM CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0123
REDHAT RHSA-2011:1814
BID 51036 OpenIPMI 'ipmievd' Daemon PID Files Insecure File Permissions Vulnerability Release Date:2016-07-29 CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-4339

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