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HistoryMay 22, 2024 - 12:00 a.m.

Important: pmix security update

2024-05-2200:00:00
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pmix
security update
race condition
cve
exascale
clusters
mpi
process management
pmi standard

CVSS3

8.1

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

HIGH

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

6.5

Confidence

Low

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

51.1%

The Process Management Interface (PMI) provides process management functions for MPI implementations. PMI Exascale (PMIx) provides an extended version of the PMI standard specifically designed to support clusters up to and including exascale sizes.

Security Fix(es):

  • pmix: race condition allows attackers to obtain ownership of arbitrary files (CVE-2023-41915)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.

CVSS3

8.1

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

HIGH

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

6.5

Confidence

Low

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

51.1%