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Vulnerability of ibutils: file corruption

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

A local attacker can create a symbolic link, in order to alter the pointed file, with privileges of ibutils.
Vulnerable products: Solaris, RHEL.
Severity of this weakness: 1/4.
Creation date: 25/08/2016.
Références of this bulletin: bulletinjul2016, CERTFR-2014-AVI-112, CERTFR-2014-AVI-244, CVE-2013-2561, RHSA-2013:1661-02, VIGILANCE-VUL-20472.

Description of the vulnerability 

A local attacker can create a symbolic link, in order to alter the pointed file, with privileges of ibutils.
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This cybersecurity note impacts software or systems such as Solaris, RHEL.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness announce is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat 

RHEL 6: new rdma packages.
New packages are available, as indicated in information sources.

Solaris: patch for third party software of July 2016 v2.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

Solaris: version 11.1.16.5.0.
The version 11.1.16.5.0 is fixed:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1627543.1
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