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Debian: CVE-2016-1233: fuse -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-1233: fuse -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/20/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/02/2016
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

An unspecified udev rule in the Debian fuse package in jessie before 2.9.3-15+deb8u2, in stretch before 2.9.5-1, and in sid before 2.9.5-1 sets world-writable permissions for the /dev/cuse character device, which allows local users to gain privileges via a character device in /dev, related to an ioctl.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-fuse

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