Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5366-1 multipath-tools -- security update

Date Reported:
01 Mar 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1022742.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-41973, CVE-2022-41974.
More information:

The Qualys Research Labs reported an authorization bypass (CVE-2022-41974) and a symlink attack (CVE-2022-41973) in multipath-tools, a set of tools to drive the Device Mapper multipathing driver, which may result in local privilege escalation.

Please refer to /usr/share/doc/multipath-tools/NEWS.Debian.gz for backwards-incompatible changes in this update.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 0.8.5-2+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your multipath-tools packages.

For the detailed security status of multipath-tools please refer to its security tracker page at: