|Bugzilla:||704039: CVE-2011-1784 keepalived: insecure permissions on pid files|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The pidfile_write function in core/pidfile.c in keepalived 1.2.2 and earlier uses 0666 permissions for the (1) keepalived.pid, (2) checkers.pid, and (3) vrrp.pid files in /var/run/, which allows local users to kill arbitrary processes by writing a PID to one of these files.
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