CVE-2017-20147

NameCVE-2017-20147
DescriptionIn the ebuild package through smokeping-2.7.3-r1 for SmokePing on Gentoo, the initscript uses a PID file that is writable by the smokeping user. By writing arbitrary PIDs to that file, the smokeping user can cause a denial of service to arbitrary PIDs when the service is stopped.
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NOT-FOR-US: ebuild package for SmokePing on Gentoo

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