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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2006-0071: pinentry: Local privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2006-0071: pinentry: Local privilege escalation

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:N)
Published
01/03/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The ebuild for pinentry before 0.7.2-r2 on Gentoo Linux sets setgid bits for pinentry programs, which allows local users to read or overwrite arbitrary files as gid 0.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-crypt-pinentry

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