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Bug 488158 (CVE-2013-4342) - <sys-apps/xinetd-2.3.15-r2: Privilege escalation (CVE-2013-4342)
Summary: <sys-apps/xinetd-2.3.15-r2: Privilege escalation (CVE-2013-4342)
Alias: CVE-2013-4342
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B1 [glsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-10-16 02:17 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2016-11-15 07:20 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2013-10-16 02:17:19 UTC
CVE-2013-4342 (
  xinetd does not enforce the user and group configuration directives for
  TCPMUX services, which causes these services to be run as root and makes it
  easier for remote attackers to gain privileges by leveraging another
  vulnerability in a service.
Comment 1 SpanKY gentoo-dev 2015-11-03 15:08:45 UTC
fix is in xinetd-2.3.15-r2 which may go stable at any time
Comment 2 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-11-03 17:13:14 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 3 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-11-03 17:14:24 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 4 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-11-04 14:27:13 UTC
ppc stable
Comment 5 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-11-05 10:59:14 UTC
sparc stable
Comment 6 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-11-06 04:21:47 UTC
Stable for HPPA PPC64.
Comment 7 Markus Meier gentoo-dev 2015-11-14 16:46:12 UTC
arm stable
Comment 8 Matt Turner gentoo-dev 2015-11-15 18:27:28 UTC
alpha stable
Comment 9 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-11-18 09:33:51 UTC
ia64 stable.

Maintainer(s), please cleanup.
Security, please add it to the existing request, or file a new one.
Comment 10 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2015-12-23 23:25:30 UTC
Arches, Thank you for your work.
New GLSA Request filed.

Maintainer(s), please drop the vulnerable version(s).
Comment 11 Aaron Bauman Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2016-02-21 13:22:39 UTC
vulnerable version 2.3.15-r1 still in tree.  Please clean.
Comment 12 Doug Goldstein (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2016-02-21 21:22:20 UTC
Thanks for the report. re:
Comment 13 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2016-11-15 07:20:27 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201611-06 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).