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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-4910: xf86-video-intel-backlight-helper is setuid root

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-4910: xf86-video-intel-backlight-helper is setuid root

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/24/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in tools/backlight_helper.c in X.Org xf86-video-intel 2.99.911 allows remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the interface name.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-xf86-video-ati

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