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Debian LTS Advisory DLA-3643-1                debian-lts@lists.debian.org
https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                           Chris Lamb
October 31, 2023                              https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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Package        : pmix
Version        : 3.1.2-3+deb10u1
CVE ID         : CVE-2023-41915
Debian Bug     : 1051729

It was discovered that there was an arbitrary file overwrite
vulnerability in pmix, a library used in parallel/cluster computing.

Attackers could have obtained ownership of arbitrary files via a
symlink-related race condition during execution of library code with
UID 0. 

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version
3.1.2-3+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your pmix packages.

For the detailed security status of pmix please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/pmix

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

Debian LTS: DLA-3643-1: pmix security update

October 31, 2023
It was discovered that there was an arbitrary file overwrite vulnerability in pmix, a library used in parallel/cluster computing

Summary

Attackers could have obtained ownership of arbitrary files via a
symlink-related race condition during execution of library code with
UID 0.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version
3.1.2-3+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your pmix packages.

For the detailed security status of pmix please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/pmix

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS



Severity
Package : pmix
Version : 3.1.2-3+deb10u1
CVE ID : CVE-2023-41915
Debian Bug : 1051729

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