CVE-2011-3589

NameCVE-2011-3589
DescriptionThe Red Hat mkdumprd script for kexec-tools, as distributed in the kexec-tools 1.x before 1.102pre-154 and 2.x before 2.0.0-209 packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, uses world-readable permissions for vmcore files, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by inspecting the file content, as demonstrated by a search for a root SSH key.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
kexec-tools (PTS)buster1:2.0.18-1fixed
bullseye1:2.0.20-2.1fixed
bookworm1:2.0.25-3fixed
sid, trixie1:2.0.27-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kexec-toolssource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- kexec-tools <not-affected> (The flaw exists in kdump.init and mkdumprd scrits, shipped only with Red Hat and Fedora)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=716439

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