Bug 845336 - /var/run/tuned/tuned.pid created with insecure permissions
/var/run/tuned/tuned.pid created with insecure permissions
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: tuned (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Jan Vcelak
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Blocks: CVE-2012-6136
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Reported: 2012-08-02 13:25 EDT by Aron Parsons
Modified: 2013-03-06 18:34 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: tuned-0.2.19-8.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Cause: tuned service started Consequence: tuned PID file is crated with world-writable permissions Fix: applied patch to create the file with secure permissions Result: tuned PID file is not world-writable
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Last Closed: 2013-02-21 05:05:13 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2013:0386 normal SHIPPED_LIVE tuned bug fix update 2013-02-20 15:51:53 EST

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Description Aron Parsons 2012-08-02 13:25:17 EDT
Description of problem:
tuned's PID file is created with insecure permissions.  /usr/sbin/tuned explicitly sets its umask to 0; it should either not do this and inherit the umask from its init script or set it to something sane, like 022. 

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum -y install tuned
2. service tuned start
3. ls -l /var/run/tuned/tuned.pid
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Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2012-09-14 12:10:50 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux release.  Product
Management has requested further review of this request by
Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red Hat
Enterprise Linux release for currently deployed products.
This request is not yet committed for inclusion in a release.
Comment 5 Jan Vcelak 2012-09-27 10:32:19 EDT
Resolved in tuned-0.2.19-8.el6
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2013-02-21 05:05:13 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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