Descriptionipmievd (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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2376-1, DSA-2376-2
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs651917

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ipmitool (PTS)wheezy1.8.11-5fixed
stretch, sid1.8.18-1fixed

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