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[ MDVSA-2013:017 ] arpwatch Apr 04 2013 04:57PM
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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2013:017
http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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Package : arpwatch
Date : April 4, 2013
Affected: Business Server 1.0
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in arpwatch:

arpwatch 2.1a15, as used by Red Hat, Debian, Fedora, and possibly
others, does not properly drop supplementary groups, which might allow
attackers to gain root privileges by leveraging other vulnerabilities
in the daemon (CVE-2012-2653).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-2653
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
d6d3c0c77705492461de769e367ec046 mbs1/x86_64/arpwatch-2.1a15-10.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
2a9f7474dcb2e4e885f10c9923bd86b9 mbs1/SRPMS/arpwatch-2.1a15-10.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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