|Bugzilla:||1006100: CVE-2013-4342 xinetd: ignores user and group directives for tcpmux services|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
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.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (xinetd)||RHSA-2013:1409||October 07, 2013|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (xinetd)||RHSA-2013:1409||October 07, 2013|
Red Hat would like to thank Thomas Swan of FedEx for reporting this issue.
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