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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-40563

Our init scripts check /proc/[pid]/stat should validate that `(${procname})` is the process' command name.

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major - P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 3.4.22, 4.0.11, 4.1.14, 3.6.14
    • Component/s: Packaging
    • Labels:
      None
    • Backwards Compatibility:
      Fully Compatible
    • Backport Requested:
      v4.0, v3.6, v3.4
    • Sprint:
      Security 2019-04-22, Security 2019-05-06, Dev Tools 2019-06-03

      Description

      CVE-2019-2389

      Description
      Incorrect scoping of kill operations in MongoDB Server's packaged SysV init scripts allow users with write access to the PID file to insert arbitrary PIDs to be killed when the root user stops the MongoDB process via SysV init. This issue affects: MongoDB Inc. MongoDB Server v4.0 versions prior to 4.0.11; v3.6 versions prior to 3.6.14; v3.4 versions prior to 3.4.22.

      Credit
      Sicheng Liu of Beijing DBSEC Technology Co., Ltd

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